5 English men visit India

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  1. Ratkes

    Ratkes New Member

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    This is an account of 5 English men and their trip to the highest motorable road in the world. On our travels through Northern India we had a great time and met some truly nice people (particularly a group of 6 Indians that were on a similar route that helped us on a couple of occasions). The website was done by one of our group and I hope you enjoy it as much as we did.
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    Regards, Ratkes
     
  2. vishwa

    vishwa Dream more, live more..

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    Ratkesh ,Himalayas are known as land of superlatives
    and India is a land of contrasts
    even a lifetime is not enough to see all its shades...
    I will read your ride story and then post comments
    Regards
    Vishwa
     
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    Very nice, Ratkes. Englishmen are known for their subtle sense of humor and you live upto it. BTW, I met 3 english guys on their Enfields on 10th June 2009 enroute Pangong Tso. I guess a lot of people around the world want to be Leh'd, and make it through the World's highest motorable road.

    Check out my triplog. I did the Delhi-Leh-Delhi circuit in 8 days.

    I actually clicked on the pic to see the facilities on your Drass hotel, :mrgreen:
     
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    Ratkes !! That looks a lovely blog !! Seems you enjoyed a lot !! I'll takes time to read it thoroughly again, the first one was a superficial look !!
     
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    Ratkes, thanks for sharing this link. That is a wonderful travelogue, written quite candidly too!
    Strange as it may seem, most of us here agree completely with what has been written and a lot which has not been written but comes through clearly anyway!
    Yet, we can't do a thing about any of it! That's the enigma ..... :grin:
     
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    a very honest blog..liked it a lot..Srinagar Jammu stretch is a mad house to drive..good read TFS
     
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    Finished reading it in last 1 hour !!

    What lovely truthful explanation it was !! & the humor has added just perfect flavor !! Really liked the way you put your "Preconceived ideas" & "things I never thought before" !!

    Complete package !!
     
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    An excellent read! Just a question - the name of the Hotel in Leh would be Omasila, not Osmala?
     
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    Well written. You never get bored on Indian roads and fall asleep. :grin:
     
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    Hi Ratkes. Very nicely written blog. Thanks for sharing.
     

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