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Old 15th January 2012, 18:26   #1546
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Day 19
30th August 2011
Hanle - Loma


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We reached Loma Check pOst by 11:00AM.


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Old 15th January 2012, 18:34   #1547
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Day 19
30th August 2011
Loma - Nyoma

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Reddish Terrains
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A Petrol Pump at Nyoma - but was not functional when we landed up.
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We reached Nyoma by 11:45AM

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Default Re: HumbLeh'd II (Indo Polish Himalayan Expedition to Ladakh & Himachal Pradesh)

Day 19
30th August 2011
Nyoma - Mahe


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We reached mahe by 12:15PM
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No signs of TS anywhere.

Starved eyes catch more beauties
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They were waiting for some vehicles to go to Karzok. And we were going that side, and we had free seats!!


While speaking to the checkpost officer we realised that there are no entries of TS in his log. The bus from Leh side had not yet reached Mahe. So we decided to wait for the bus as it was the most ideal bet for TS to reach Mahe.

Tea Time at Mahe
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Doggy eyeing our biscuits
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By 13:30 the bus came and as expected TS was in it. After a quick exchange of pleasantries we started on our journey to Karzok. And Yes, we gave those beautiful ladies a lift too.


Baby Alto, who never gave his navigator seat to anyone from Kaaza, gave it away! Another beautiful lady, infact a pharmacist at Korzok, as his co passenger. Baby Alto changed forever From the last in the convoy to the second position, Baby Alto from now on scaled the roads and rubbles like a skilled rally driver.


It was like Baby Alto growing up! Now onwards thou shalt be called as the Handsomest Alto!!

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Old 15th January 2012, 19:04   #1549
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Day 19
30th August 2011
Mahe - Karzok

By 13:45 we start from Mahe towards Karzok
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Karzok is another 43Kms away
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For today, we take the left to Karzok. Straight goes to Sumdo, our next days direction
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Towards Sumdo
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Towards Karzok
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In 2009 when we took this turn to Karzok, we were pleasantly surprised to see a lot of Ibex on the hills. This time I told HVK there should be some on the hills, and immediately we see them on the hills. We stopped there for a while, with all of us getting trigger happy!

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Day 19
30th August 2011
Mahe - Karzok

Can you spot any Ibex? Seriously camouflaged against the mountain backgrounds.
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I took out my 70-300, and Ibexes became nearer! Light was very tricky and all of them were in the shadows!!

Ibexes on the hill slopes. How do they walk around there?
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Day 19
30th August 2011
Mahe - Karzok

More Ibexes
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NED was insisting that I take out my 500, but I was not sure about the result as the lighting was very tricky. Moreover handheld shots and the time taken to set it up all did not make me inclined towards it. But NED persisited and I had to do something.

Ibexes more nearer
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Day 19
30th August 2011
Mahe - Karzok

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This fellow got pissed off getting clicked by a lot of roadies
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We took that as the gesturing for moving forward. We moved on towards Karzok passing the beautiful small Tso Kiagar enroute

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Day 19
30th August 2011
Tso Kiagar

We reached the beautiful little Tso Kiagar by 14:30 hours. No stops here, we just drove through.

Tso Kiagar
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Day 19
30th August 2011
Tso Kiagar - Karzok

Further ahead from Tso Kar the tracks are tricky and sandy. But it is pure fun - chose your path and fly!

The road ahead from Tso Kiagar
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Convoy at a distance
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Swifties enjoying
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Our dirt track
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Some information to the campers
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Some info on the road from Chumur to Karzok
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The road from Chumur joins here. For next expedition
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Dirt track ahead to Karzok. You can already see Tso Morriri
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Day 19
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Tso Kar

We reached the beautiful little Tso Kar by 14:30 hours. No stops here, we just drove through.
Small correction - that is Tso Kiagar Lake
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Day 19
30th August 2011
Tso Kiagar - Karzok

Handsome Alto drives like a Rally Champion
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Now you know why?
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Discovery Bolero joins in fast
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First views of Tso Morriri
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Information - not to disturb the wild life.
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Small correction - that is Tso Kiagar Lake
Thanks HVK - correction noted and posts edited. Tso Kar is the one towards Debring, now it is clear.
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Tso Kiagar - Karzok

We saw a lot of Ducks in Tso Morriri
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Are these the Brahmini Ducks or Bar Headed geese? Looks a lot like the latter!

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Tso Kiagar - Karzok

The beautiful Tso Morriri Lake
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We were driving along its banks
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Horse out of nowhere!
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We have reached Karzok by 15:45 hours
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Karzok Checkpost
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Day 19
30th August 2011
Karzok


HVK and Jeep Captain went ahead to negotiate with the tent camps. The rest of us were chit chatting while this guy turns up. He readily agreed to be our model!

Karzok Kiddy
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YP on KP's goggles
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Never Give In - Watch these words as we write about the last days account in Sach Pass
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After a good negotiation, we got a good deal and we moved towards the tent camps and dumped our luggages. After a round of quick hot tea, we all set out towards Tso Morriri lake before it gets dark.

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