Travel Blogs from Manali
... thousands, of road-side workers we passed that day. Since we were in the middle of nowhere, these people also live on the side of the road in makeshift communal tarp-and-rock abodes.
... fresh mountain air.
After a good night of sleep we went for a walk through town and especially the mountain villages. We saw a YAK which is a sort of mixture between a big cow and a sheep. An amazing animal but paying 50 rupees to sit on its back and make a picture was not our cup of tea.
We both bought some warm clothes, Aron a jacket and shoes and I bought a thermo shirt, gloves and a ...
... negotiating the challenging road, Tim and I turned our attention to the slopes, our eyes straining for the first signs of a landslide.
Both of us were fully aware that that the pass might still be closed when we arrived at the police checkpoint. Sure enough, it was. However, instead of turning us back, the guard suggested we wait and, for once, the fates must have been smiling on us. About 20 minutes later, we received ...
... Sangey told us his harrowing story of how he left Tibet without saying goodbye to his family. After 29 days of trekking through the snow covered Himalayan mountain range, at times over 5500m, watching people around him get frostbite, and some people sadly dying, he finally made it to Nepal, just tobe arrested and bribed of his last pennies. In the end Sangey survived to tell his story, arriving in McLeod Ganj in 1997. Two years later, after learning English, and against all ...
In the afternoon, we trudged down the hill and into town. Following the road made for a long walk but the weather was good and we had absolutely nothing better to do. Keylong is situated at 3,080 m (10,100 ft) and located 126 km (78 mi) from Manali, 120 km (75 mi) from the Indo-Tibetan border and 51 km (32 mi) from the Rohtang pass, which vindictively cuts the tiny town off from the outside world every year from late September ...
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