All packed and ready to go! This is Behzad on the Bullet. He’s Amigo #2 on this trip. Amigo #3, Avi on a KTM 640, is joining us at our 4 am departure. Behzad runs Voygr and rode up from Bangalore. He’s carrying lots of specialized camera equipment. We’ve spent the past few days figuring out the route, getting supplies and prepping the bikes. Big thanks to Sean at Big Bad Bikes for providing us with SW Motech Dry Bags. sanDRina is excited to be heading out to the mountains. Her panniers are full of food as we plan to camp as much as possible, far away from civilization 😀
Here are some altitude charts of Ladakh in the Indian Himalayas drawn with data taken from my Garmin 60Cx GPS on my motorcycle trip through the “Abode in the Sky” in May/June 2013. The altitude signboards put up by the army are off by a few hundred feet but here it is accurate to within a few feet. Scroll down for the route map, a chart in meters and photos from the trip.
Altitude Chart from Manali – Leh – Srinagar – Delhi (in feet)
Altitude Chart from Manali – Leh – Srinagar – Delhi (in meters)
Pictures from Ladakh
How’s the view from down there?
sanDRina riding on a set of Heidenau K60 Scouts across the Morey Plains of Ladakh in the Indian Himalayas. A crisp morning at 4,650 m (15,252 ft).
[Shot in June 2013]
Dreaming of Ladakh…
Crisp mountain airs, Snow peaks all around…
Throttles twisting, Motorcycles leaning…
Zen and the Art of not being distracted!