ArchivesPosts Tagged ‘mountains’

19Dec

Right after we re-entered India (this time on a short, 3 months long visa) we headed North to Darjeeling – a region famous for its tea plantations and a mild, mountainous climate. To get to Sikkim, a unique Indian state squeezed between Nepal, Bhutan and Tibet we had to apply for a permit in Darjeeling […]Continue Reading

23Nov

During our amazing adventure in the Himalayas of Nepal, on the Annapurna Circuit, we passed through the small village of Tukuche in Mustang. It was the first day of winter (as we were told) and it was definitely getting colder. Just before we entered the village, we had seen a group of local men escorting […]Continue Reading

14Nov

Here comes the second part of our great adventure in the Nepali Himalayas. One of the biggest concerns while doing the Annapurna Circuit is the relatively quick altitude gain. It is said that above 3000 meters one should not climb more than 500 metres a day to avoid Acute Mountain Sickness. In the little Town […]Continue Reading

11Nov

For the first time during our journey we wanted to feel how it is to travel light. We spent so much time travelling with all our equipment and Nepal seemed to be a perfect place to try bikepacking (travelling by bicycle with only the essential gear). After more than four months in the high mountains […]Continue Reading

21Jun

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