Days 9-10: Drass and Kargil

Days 9-10: Drass and Kargil

June 20th-21st, 2017 On our way to Leh, we spontaneously stopped in Drass and Kargil for school visits. The road to Drass was the beginning of the many hairpin turns that we made on the trip, and the temperature dropped quickly. We stopped along the way for spicy egg curry at a restaurant in the […]

Day 8: Srinagar

Day 8: Srinagar

June 19th, 2017 After Chandigarh, the ascent into the mountains of Jammu and Kashmir began. Our plan was to first reach Banihal and then, the next day, to go to Srinagar. At the Jammu and Kashmir border, we were held back for a few hours because the border officials considered our initiative to be commercial […]

Days 6-7: Chandigarh

Days 6-7: Chandigarh

June 17th – 18th, 2017 It was obvious that we were on the road to Chandigarh when we noticed that there were more and more Punjabi dhabas at the side of the highway. These dhabas serve the type of food that makes your mouth water the second you hear the orders being called out by […]