Story and Photos that will transport you
On the Great Himalayan Road Journey to Baltistan, today is the showdown, the final journey continuing from
The Gun Mountains and other Gods- V
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It was more difficult to reach here than i had thought. To an extent I was only one night away from leaving it all and going back home.
A whole day had gone in repairing Tyre and servicing this vehicle in Diskit, the same valley that hosted gypsies once, ancient travellers, porters coming from Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan carrying opium and other magic potions to the cold desert of Hunder; a stop that they still talk about as the Silk road. This was the ancient Silk route, and from here you either go up to Mongolia…
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