Hotel Tashi Delek
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... Jeeps. These are packed to the brim, but it is possible to hire your own private jeep, or buy two seats in a shared jeep to give yourself more space if you like. Jeeps leave once full, so it's best to try and rope who ever you can find in bars in Manali... Probably sharing a you know what ;).
The first leg of our journey took 7 hours, beginning with the steep climb from the Manali Valley to the top of Rutang Pass, and a decent into the opposite Valley ...
After our long journey from Seattle to base camp, we were ecstatic to find ourselves at the base of the peaks we had been looking at for months - from photos taken from previous expeditions we found on the Internet and in the American Alpine Journal. We had read about these peaks several times - but to actually see them in person - it was very inspiring.
... part of the busy road!
We watched with horror as
rocks were falling down on the road just next to driving jeeps..
Keylong was a small place and we didn't struggle to find the
accommodation. We stopped at the Valley View Hotel for the night.
Before going to bed we went down to the main bazaar area and had some
food in the local ...
The road to Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India - A beautiful yet dangerous and bumpy ride to Manali involves a 22-25 hour drive with a stop over in Keylong. We decided to stay over in Keylong but had no idea what we were about to endure.
The start was a bit nervous, the driver and conductor found sleeping in the bus just before we left. We hoped they had a good nights rest! Had they ...
... to me and end up showing round their village, they are so sweet and want me to stay and play chases round the monastery prayer wheels with them… I find it hilarious I’ve only seen deep respect in these places but here’s these five girls tearing round them trying to catch me, it was fun but I was exhausted afterwards. I visited many other monasteries in the valley but only manage to talk with another three lamas, again they made me tea and ...
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