Back to the Hot & Sticky: Leh - Srinagar July 30th 2007 After a bit of a tearful goodbye to Chan we finally set off cycling from Leh on the road to Srinagar. We were heading off into the desert and three prgressively smaller passes later we would enter the coveted kingdom of Kashmir. That first day however the going was tough, we were not cycle fit after 3 weeks in the city and of course our old friend the wind was keen to make his presence known, al ... read more
Asia » India » Jammu & Kashmir » Srinagar The Indus Valley civilization, one of the oldest in the world, dates back at least 5,000 years. Aryan tribes from the northwest invaded about 1500 B.C.; their merger with the earlier Dravidian inhabitants created the classical Indian culture. Arab in... ... read more
We are Erika and Robin from Scotland and in April 2005 we quit our jobs and set off to cycle from Scotland to İstanbul.
We reached İstanbul in October 2005 having discovered that cycling truly is the best way to travel and so decided to keep going beyond the Bosphorous......
We had never cycled any long distance before but had been wanting to travel for a long time and had finally saved enough and realised ıf we didn't set off now we never would. We decided cycling would be the best form of transport as we wanted to learn more about the countries and people we passed through at a s... full info