Srinagar marketplace

Taking in the diverse culture of the Kashmiri marketplace. Srinagar, Kashmir, India

Riding the roof of the world

Pausing to take in the magnificence of the Indian Himalayas as we retrace ancient silk routes making our way up the “Highest Road in the World” that climbs over 18,000 feet. Khardung La, Jammu and Kashmir, India

Khardung La

Khardung La lays claim to being home to the “Highest Road in the World” and is the gateway to the Nubra valley. This was an exceptional riding day, one I won’t soon forget. Khardung La, Jammu and Kashmir, India

Baralacha La

After a delay at the checkpoint waiting for last night’s snow to be cleared we make our way over our first 5,000 meter pass. Baralacha La, Ladakh Region, India

Royal Enfield

The iconic symbol of moto travel in India. Daba stop after summiting Tanglang La at 17,500 feet, Ladakh region, Jammu and Kashmir, India

Maggie Noodles!

Our hosts prepare us a meal of maggie noodle casserole, a staple in the Himalayas. Pang, Ladakh, India

Hemis Monastery

Essentially carved into the side of the mountain, the Hemis monastery has stood for almost 1,000 years. Hemis Monastery, Ladakh, India


Not much oxygen at 14,000 feet. Pang, Ladakh, India

Rhotang La

Not the best riding conditions going up Rhotang La in the Indian Himalayas. Photo courtesy of Bob.

Bring on the curry!

Celebrating our departure from Delhi and the beginning of our journey through the Indian Himalayas with some fine Indian cuisine. Mandi, Himachal Pradesh, India