Monthly Archives: October 2015

Shimla to Kathmandu



“Where are you going?” “Kathmandu!” “On this bicycle?” “Yes!” “I do not think that this is possible.” For as long as I can remember, almost universally the first question we’ve been asked by the people we encounter on this trip is “Where are you from?”. Admittedly this has varied slightly with the relentless “Atkuda, atkuda?” … Continue reading Shimla to Kathmandu

Leh to Shimla



There’s always a fine line between keeping the momentum of the trip going to seek out the next chapter of the adventure and knowing when it’s time to stop and rest. Kirsty will tell you that I have no idea where this line is drawn, and she’s probably right. 15th August – 16th September 2015 … Continue reading Leh to Shimla

Delhi to Srinigar to Leh



Flying has some advantages as a form of transport over traveling by bike. It’s quicker for one, 100’s of km pass by in minutes and hours instead of days and weeks. It’s certainly less physically demanding with the stairs up to the plane being the hardest climb you’re likely to encounter. The seats are generally … Continue reading Delhi to Srinigar to Leh