How to Trek to the Source of the Ganges River, NW India

Ganga Pilgrimage

How to trek to the source of the Ganges River in NW India. I will provide details that include maps, costs, logistical requirements and facts as well as links to a full written narrative, photos and videos. This is a self-guided pilgrimage on a shoestring. Follow the links to dig deeper into the adventure. This […]

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How to Travel from Manali to Leh, NW India

Manali to Leh

This is a post on how to travel from Manali to Leh, NW India, the hard way. I completely underestimated this scheduled 18-hour ride. I will provide details that include maps, costs, logistical requirements and facts as well as links to a full written narrative, photos and videos. This is a self-guided activity on a […]

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How to Ride to Lamayuru Monastery, NW India

Lamayuru

In this post I outline how to ride to Lamayuru Monastery, NW India. It is the oldest in Ladakh, dating back beyond the 10th century. I will provide details that include maps, costs, logistical requirements and facts as well as links to a full written narrative, photos and videos. This is a self-guided motorcycle activity […]

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How to Trek near Leh, NW India

Digala Trek 7

In this post I outline how to trek near Leh, NW India (to the Diga La Pass specifically). I will provide details that include maps, costs, logistical requirements and facts as well as links to a full written narrative, photos and videos. This is a self-guided adventure on a shoestring. Follow the links to dig […]

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How to Visit the Nubra Valley, NW India

Nubra motorcycle 3

This is a outline on how to visit the Nubra Valley, NW India, by motorcycle. I will provide details that include maps, costs, logistical requirements and facts as well as links to a full written narrative, photos and videos. This is a self-guided activity on a shoestring. Follow the links to dig deeper into the […]

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Pakistan-India Border Crossing

Indian woman runs with flag

War of Plumes Wagah Border Ceremony The lowering of the flags, or the Beating Retreat ceremony at Wagah border near Hussainiwala National Martyrs Memorial, is a daily military practice that the security forces of India (Border Security Force) and Pakistan (Pakistan Rangers) have jointly followed since 1959.[1] The drill is characterized by elaborate and rapid […]

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How To Trek to Nanga Parbat Base Camp, Pakistan

Nanga Parbat Jeep

This post will outline how to trek to Nanga Parbat Base Camp, Pakistan. I will provide details that include maps, costs, logistical requirements and facts as well as links to a full written narrative, photos and videos. This is a self-guided adventure on a shoe string. Follow the links to dig deeper into the adventure. […]

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Pakistan, Nanga Parbat Trek – Narrative

Nanga Trek 3

Jeep Across the Deosai Plains You Call That A Trek? Psst, buddy, you want to make a deal? That wasn’t exactly what the guy said, but it was what it sounded like to me. I was sitting in the dusty back room of a hovel in a small village in Pakistan and was trying desperately […]

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How to Trek in Pakistan for K2 Views

Machalu Pass, Pakistan

This is how to trek in Pakistan for K2 views. I will provide details that include maps, costs, logistical requirements and facts as well as links to a full written narrative, photos and videos. This is a self-guided adventure on a shoe string. Follow the links to dig deeper into the adventure. Difficulty Level: Photo […]

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