A constant hunger of doing a solo journey lingered in my mind for months. Never had the courage to take that plunge and feel the essence of it. There were days, people around me used to ask or say “you are crazy”, “are you serious?”, “why can’t you go in group?”, just get married and […]
There are 2 main ways of going to Ladakh, Via Srinagar or Via Manali. Whereas the Srinagar route is relatively filled with tarmac, the Manali route is where the adventure is. And Royal Enfield has a history with Ladakh and riding in the Himalayas. And now they have a motorcycle, purposefully built for such conditions, […]
Day 9 – Collected my permits from John Shanker ( Gurudongmar and Old Silk Route permit agent ) and headed off to the Old Silk Route.
Day 4: 22nd July’16 (Friday) From: Killar to Kishtwar Route: Via Padder Distance: 120 kms It was another big day for us today as we looked to Conquer Killar Kishtwar. With high hopes and positive thinking, we all got ready and the saddles were tied on the bikes well before push off time. We started our […]
Day 8 – Just woke up from a bad fever and extreme cough and cold after Day 7 to Gurudongmar. Today, the ride was from Lachen to Gangtok, repairing my punctured tire at last and moving on with my 3rd fall in this journey.
Day 7 Part II – I had to push my motorcycle for a few meters to reach the altitude. Lucky, that it happened just at the end. Strolling around at 17800 ft after reaching Gurudongmar and coming back to the home stay with a 104 degree fever.
Day Prior To Our Journey: We went to Motor Club (near shadipur metro station) to collect the biking gears for our pillion riders and the bike (Hero Splendor). They told us, they could not get the bike serviced as promised and hence Mr. Amit is out in the market to buy a new bike (as […]
Day 7 – Reaching Gurudongmar – Riding from Lachen to Gurudongmar leaving at 4:30 am in -11° C on 24th November, 2016.
We stayed in Tambo that night and Day 4 was approaching when we had to start our journey back to Chandigarh. I planned to repair my bike next morning but unfortunately i did not bring the screwdriver with me nor any of us had the long screwdriver to open the gear box of my bike. […]
Day 6 – After Lunch Break – Riding from Mangan to Lachen.