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... crude with old machinery and lots of manual labour involved. There are huge stacks of roughly shaped bats which are left for a couple of years to season before having handles attached and being finally shaped. It's *************cile the branded and cellophane wrapped final product with the primitive setup. As we motor along this road there is one tiny factory after another making bats. This is apparently the ...
... like 77kg of the stuff! It is breathtaking. Inside is, of course, beautifully decorated in more gold and red. Part of the temple's draw is definitely the Sikhs themselves. Several times we were stopped by the older Sikhs just to ask if we had any questions (I had met a nice English couple at the border ceremony) about the religion or the temple. They were all so friendly! They also have huge buildings with hundreds of rooms where anybody can stay. For free. For as long as you want. ...
... that we started asking for the "nearest guesthouse". Well, we eventually found one - it was about 1/2 km off the road - we has to drive right through the pastures to get there - no road, no path to the guesthouse. Crazy. Glad we were riding Enfields.
This "guesthouse" is run by a family, and I don't think they have many guests. It was "all hands on deck" when we ...
Firstly, the use of tracking and not trekking in this title is very important - trekking might imply there were some vague paths... or a sensible and well trodden route, instead however, I would describe our Himalayan experience as: 'One full on adventurous, potentially very dangerous, full-speed operation consisting of constant uphill battles and struggles with nature. (Nature including: trees, branches, waterfalls, boulders (not rocks), rainfall, 50+ ft drops, cliff edges, ...
... on the banks of the Indus river, which led us to Sham Valley, where we witnessed the confluence of Indus and Zanskar rivers, with its individual colours, locking together and merging with each other.
Our tour then continued and we were back amidst the barren, and we reached Magnetic Hill.
This is a hill alleged to have magnetic properties, which to our surprise, was strong enough to pull cars up hill, even when the engine was off and the gear ...