Travel Blogs from Leh
... here in India. Luckily Dave has the patience of Jobe and doesn't lose focus easily.
9/24 One Hot Ride
Dave pulled up on an old grey Electra motorcycle. The owner wanted 40000 rupees ($760).Dave was taking it for a test drive for possible sale. Some of the wires were broken so the horn and some lights didn’t work. It was well worn but still had good power. It seemed to drive better than the newer one we ...
... br> - 2kg Peperoni
- 5kg Kartoffeln
- 5kg Zwiebeln
- 1kg Knoblauch
- 1kg Limetten
- 60 Aepfel
- 4kg Blumenkohl
- 3 Kartons Eier
- 22l Kerosene
Dazu kamen noch 2 Kerosinbrenner, die wir zuerst noch reparieren lassen mussten und eine Blechkiste voller Koch- und Essgeschirr. Zewang von der Agentur meinte, wir koennten unser ganzes Gepaeck mit den Pferden mitnehmen und muessten nichts ...
... lanes and mud brick walls and houses. Packs of comatose dogs lay in sunny spots during the day. They rule the streets by night.
We took it easy for the first two days in order to get our bodies adjusted to the high altitude. By being here in Leh, we are easing into India. Great food is easily available.
On day 3, we hiked up to the Shanti Gompa which was built by a Japanese order in 1985. It ...
... 1495;ינקא 00;י גרוזי 04;י, או פילמנ 97;, או כל בצק שממול 88; במשהו..), טיילנ 93; ליד מפל מקסים, וביקר 04;ו ...
... way down for some tea.
In the cafe we met a British couple who had just completed the longer trek we were thinking of doing. They look exhausted and their stories of how tiring the trek was made me glad we're doing a shorter one.
We're now wandering around Leh, internet. Probably go back to German bakery for lunch--if you find a good place, stick to it.
Then we'll prepare for the trek tomorrow.