THE RACCONTO DI MARCELLA Our journey takes shape almost 2 years ago when almost as a game Simone told me: “You know you live once and I want you to be the happiest person in the world? What do you think about leaving everything and going on a long voyage? “I do not think I […]
Day 5: 23nd July’16 (Saturday) From: Kishtwar to Pathankot Route: Doda, Patnitop, Udampur, Lakhanpur, Pathankot Distance: 300kms This day was supposed to be tiring as we had to travel 300 kms out of which 170 kms was on hills and also the heat & loo would take its toll as we were descending towards Jammu […]
Day 10 – Riding from Nathang to Siliguri and carrying my bike as a luggage with Indian Railways. The Loops of the Old Silk route were beautiful. Watch it for yourself.
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 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. […]