Sutlej Valley Cycling

Posted by on Oct 2, 2013 in Cycling in the Himalayas | One Comment

The descent from Narkanda begins on a broken surface, care needs to be taken between dodging pot holes, cows milling in the road and hairy overtaking manouerves as cars overtake heavily laden lorries lumbering up and down from Narkanda. The road surface improves as I descend down to the valley floor. Temperatures noticably begin to […]

Pushing the pedals

Posted by on Sep 30, 2013 in Cycling in the Himalayas | One Comment

A last minute purchase before the trip sees me sitting on the Ridge in the early morning watching school children file past. Next to me is a bike with no pedals, it would be laughable were it not happening to me right now. I sit considering my options when Hassan a Kashmiri tout I’ve been […]