Archive for October 31st, 2007

The Long Road to Lamayuru


Taking a local bus in India, you begin to feel rather envious of a tinned sardine. Oh, what luxury of space they must enjoy compared to the Tetris-packed challenge of an Indian bus, where all manner of luggage and cargo, brave passengers and random forms of livestock are pummelled and cajoled into submission in an […]



The next day we managed to catch the ‘semi-deluxe’ bus to Kargil – the bus that we were meant to be on, 24 hours earlier. (Thankfully, Christophe managed to convince me to hold out for this long-awaited bus after I was almost tempted by a chicken coop-on-wheels that was heading our way and willing to […]