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Here is the second part of the pictures from our Manali – Leh highway adventure: Cycling there involved crossing numerous very high passes, such as Nakeela (real hight around 4950m). Lachulungla Pass – 5059m: One morning we had a surprise in front of our tent – a Ladakhi shepherd welcomed us to the great plains […]Continue Reading


If you thought, that after crossing Spiti and a frozen Lahaul we would rest, you were wrong! Right after our snow and ice adventure we started to cycle the famous Manali – Leh highway. As soon as we entered it we realized, that we were not alone any more – it was crowded and loud, […]Continue Reading


The last section of our circuit (before reaching the Manali – Leh Highway) was the upper part of the Lahaul Valley. While passing through Losar – last village before the Kunzum Pass, locals had warned us about the road conditions there. We knew that the road is closed for the traffic and it was only […]Continue Reading


During our stay in Kaza (Spiti valley) we went for a short trip and visited a small village called Kibber. It used to be the highest village with a paved  road (questionable) and electricity some years ago (now there are other villages somewhere in Tibet with those luxuries). Anyway – we found Kibber to be […]Continue Reading


Where Kinnaur ends, Spiti starts. The valley is famous of its dryness – even during the Monsoon the rain falls really rarely there. The area is inhabited by Tibetan Buddhists, and it is famous of many ancient monasteries. As we travelled up the valley, we felt like not being in India any more. Tibetan influence […]Continue Reading