Pics from the upper himalaya - Ladakh

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  1. tsk1979

    tsk1979 4x4 wheeler

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    Wanted to share a few pics of the incredible landscape up there. Have been there twice, and yet feel the need to go there again and again.
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  2. zain

    zain slow and steady

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    Can't say anything about the pics above. It is my dream to ride there before I quit riding. Looking forward to hear the road from Manali to Leh to be opened. I follow the www.bcmtouring.com for the update of the situation up there.

    When was the pics taken?:clap
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  3. tsk1979

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    In 2009. And the road has opened again after a 2 day closure.
    Monsoon is not as active now, and in september things are going to be better
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  4. vaish

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    superb photographs there :clap
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  5. tsk1979

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    All these are from 2009 too!
    Pangong Tso
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    Trying hanky panky.. climbing a hill. I was in reverse gear, with wheels spinning, she would not go up, hence the dust cloud
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    Changthang desert near Hanle. A "rare" cloudy day
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    The red bulldozer
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    This is a photo of the Hanle monastory, taken from the Observatory hill (4500m altitude)
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    A zoomed look at the same
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  6. el_heinzo

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    WOW beautiful pics, I'm jealous! :clap
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  7. Amazing.. Awesome pics...:)
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  8. yempaul

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    Wohooo ... you're giving me ideas now :clap
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  9. bavareze2

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    Hello,

    I will be in Nepal with my bike in about 2 weeks. Will you please tell me where did you take those pictures, so I can go there as well? Or maybe suggest a nice route. It can spend 2-3 weeks in Nepal.

    thanks
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  10. tsk1979

    tsk1979 4x4 wheeler

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    ThaNKS for your comments!

    These were taken in ladakh, india(extreme northern part in J&K). Very far in Nepal. Road to ladakh will open sometime in map or late april
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  11. tsk1979

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    Some more
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  12. bavareze2

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    is it possible to go up in the mountains mid february?
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  13. tsk1979

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    the ladakh region is accessible only by air in winters. the Srinagar route opens in April, and the manali route(more scenic and treacherous opens in june)
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  14. KiwiRider1971

    KiwiRider1971 Ngati in the wind

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    :clap Stunning Pics I've just added something new to my bucket List :deal
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