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Silk Road from Leh towards Kargil and Gyal

Meditation caves at Gyal Monastery

The Silk Road from Leh towards Kargil and Gyal It’s preparation time for our trek, we’ll drive on one of the Silk Road routes from Leh towards Kargil stopping at the roadhead by the village of Gyal where we’ll begin

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The Silk Road: Pangong Tso and Changtang

Pangong Tso

The Silk Road: Pangong Tso and the Changtang 21st August 2017 An early start for our drive from Leh to Pangong Tso, the lake that straddles the India/Tibet China border in the region known as Changtang, which the Silk Road

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Images from the Silk Road | Leh, Ladakh

Monks on market street, Leh,Ladakh

Images from the Silk Road town of Leh, Ladakh August 2017. Ladakh’s only real town is Leh. Leh, at an altitude of 3500 metres, is an old trading town on the Silk Road that linked India with the Chang Tang and

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The Silk Road – 12th Century Buddhist Art

12th Century Buddhist Cave Paintings at Saspol, Ladakh

The Silk Road – 12th Century Buddhist Art in Ladakh Ladakh – Little Tibet! Good to be back in Leh with its friendly greeting of “Jullay!”.  Or even Jullay, jullay, jullay. As many jullays as you like, a delightful word

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The Silk Road – Return to Ladakh

Leh shop signs, More Junk Upstairs

The Silk Road – Return to Ladakh Inauspicious starts to our trip to Ladakh: Chinese and Indian troops had a stone throwing altercation on the shores of Pangong Tso, the lake that is partly in India and partly in disputed

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Return to the Silk Road

Old Town, Leh, seen from the Royal Palace

Return to the Silk Road August 2017, we’re heading off to the old Silk Road town of Leh, Ladakh, northern India. The Silk Road had numerous off shoots and Leh was a major Himalayan town on the Central Asian caravan routes

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