Solang Valley Resort
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... two beds, carpeted floor and a little en suite at the back. Not as flash as it sounds. No hot water, no bath or shower (there is a bucket) and the toilet is at an uncomfortable lean. The camp is situated in a huge valley surrounded by large hills and it looks like a lunar landscape. We only did 105kms today but it was pretty rugged and felt like 500. Everyone was off to bed early as tomorrow is a very long day. No phone or internet here so will have to download this blog ...
... 12px; line-height: normal;">It is over 500 km from Manali to Leh, much of it on rough enough road that I would prevent me from getting out of second gear.
Once my "moto" ...
... he'd suffered head injuries that
may affect him in a few hours time. This incident was in Pang, a 12
hour drive back to Leh and a 24 hour drive to Manali. The man
definitely needed some medical attention, even if his injuries
weren't life threatening. He had a black eye the size of a snooker
ball and possibly a broken wrist and was clearly in a tremendous
amount of pain. The locals didn't seem too worried and agreed to put
him on the next bus ...
... our car and make our way back to town.
As we walked it was very apparent that the local "traffic" had increased. This included vehicles, horses, pedestrians, and quads. We had reached the base early enough in the day that our walk was only a km or so. Now at noon, vehicles were parked along both sides of a road that is just wide enough for 2 very small cars, for as far as the eyes could see.
After finding our ...
... is fairly chilled and we have a great tour leader, a chap named Pavar from Mumbai. Although the itinerary is set in terms of where we stay there is plenty of flexibility and Pavar is great at reading the group and putting plans together that work for us. Most of the places we are staying do not serve alcohol but Pavar has been able to smuggle in the odd beer and some Indian Rum which is being appreciated by those ...