Pangong

 

 

 

Choglamsar. Pavillion raised by the local colony of exile Tibetans.

 

 

Thiksey Gompa‘s resturant

 

 

Taktak Gompa 

 

 

 

Taking in the hay.

 

 

Having a break in the shade. 

 

 

Chang La is up there

 

 
 
 Views from the ascent of Chang La from Ladakh.

 

 

Chang La.  Some 5400 m. 

 

 

 

Biking friends in Tankse. 

 

 

 Aproaching Pangong Lake Yaks on pasture.

 

 

First glimpse of Pangong Lake 4200. 

                                     
 

 

 

Checkpost.  

 

 

Misty. 

                                         

 

 

View eastward. The mountains in the far distance are in Tibet

 

 


Pangong views

 

 

 

Snow was falling on the high ranges as we returned to Tankse

 

 

View back to Pangong

 

 

Elisabeth crossing a ford

 

 

Indian geologists who  kindly invited us for dinner back in Tankse .

 

  

 

Freewheeling.  

 

 

 Taking a break

 

 

 

 
 

 

View back toward Tankse, heading for Chang La. 

 

 

 

Cooking Lunch

 

 

 

Enjoying the lunch break.  

 

 

 

 

The foot of Chang La. 

 

 

Camping at Tsultak below Chang La.    

 

At the watershed of Chang La.

 

 

 

 

 

Section of the road. 

 

 

The road down to the green Indus Valley. 

 

 

 

 Thiksey Gompa

 

 

 Leh.

 

 

Black smith making a new part for us. The rack holding a
front bag snapped in the early morning cold at Chang La.