Shared Experience Blog


People on the Mountain Path

Gassing up ready to ride Here are some of the amazing friends and travellers that I have met over the past 14 years riding in the mountains. The freedom that is so easily felt when you are riding at altitude in the Himalayas make every meeting special. Knowing...


Flying into Leh

An early morning flight from Delhi to Leh The awe inspiring view from the airplane of the western Himalayan mountain range. We cruise effortlessly over hundreds of miles of mountains, lit by the morning sun their every fold and crease is visible as far as the eye can see....


Bridge to Tibet – WoW

On the road to Spiti Valley there are many bridges now crossing the might Sutlej river. This was once the route taken by the Tibet highway that was cut into the mountain side on the right bank of the Sutlej. At that time bridge building was not possible...


Support vehicle

We have been supported for the last 9  or 10 years by Nanak and our trusty back-up jeep.  This is a picture of Nanak and the jeep in the Lahul valley.  The jeep follows the bikes carrying our spare parts the mechanic and our luggage and any other...


Dalai Lama in Ladakh India

His Holiness the Dalai Lama will be in Ladakh this July, when we will be on tour there!  He will confer the Kalachakra Initiation from July 10 to 13.  On July 14, a long life empowerment (tsewang) and a ceremony offering prayers for the long life of His Holiness...


Entering Spiti Valley

The name “Spiti” means “The middle land”, i.e. the land between Tibet and India. There are two ways to enter Spiti valley, from the southern end via Kinnaur valley, or from the higher northern end of the valley at Losar, via the Lahaul Valley. Here we enter the...


Nako 4000meters high!

This is the mighty Sutlej river which begins in Tibet at Lake Mansarova. It has carved out this valley as it flows through india. Every few years massive flooding takes out many of the bridges, the  result of deforestation and glaciers melting in China. We were luck enough...

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