Chilas to Rawapindi September 21st 2014 Leaving Deosai high plane, I had been advised not to travel through Chilas at night - risk of banditory.
Kind hard when bridge 50km from Chilas was closed for emergency repairs till 9pm, but helpfully was reunited with Dmitry also waiting in quew, the mood was good, watched locals lift 6m 9" girders by hand was inspiring.
From Chilas we wanted to go directly south over the Balakot pass ... read more
Asia » Pakistan » Islamabad The separation in 1947 of British India into the Muslim state of Pakistan (with two sections West and East) and largely Hindu India was never satisfactorily resolved, and India and Pakistan have fought two wars - in 1947-48 and 1965 - over the disput... ... read more
Family man, live in Northumberland, with Heather and 3 grown children.
Engineer, design, build and mostly fix machinery, travel worldwide.
Retired Canoe'st, big White water was the thing, Europe every summer, then Norway & Chile!
Motorcycling started with Trials competitions, many years ago, still have TY250 but too little time.
started on road bikes commuting few years ago.
China Jolly started, when Heather bought me the book 'Adventure Motorcycling Handbook' and I've watched too many other people do it, (certain series with two GSs).
So my 50th Birthday present is an expensive luna... full info