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Aug 13, 2009 - Khardung La

Up early (4am) to the call of the Muezzin chanting from a nearby minaret. Breakfast, unfortunately, not until 7:30am. Then it was off to see the Dalai Lama who was to be in Leh today. Got a good spot and managed two pics through the windshield of his vehicle but someone stepped in front of my best view. Half a dozen of our group of cyclists left at 09:30am to do Khardung La, which is The Highest motorable pass in the world! I opted to ride in the vehicle to the checkpoint at 25kms - we got there in the jeep almost the same time as the...

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