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Dehli to Leh - Gaining altitude

From dirty Dehli, smoggy, shockingly poor and beautiful in its struggle to survive, to Leh: light, markets, palaces, sun and altitude. Kind of a punch. Slowly getting used to it.

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Bouldering Leh - Dangerous oasis

Yes, there is some boulders around Leh, but no, there are not really worth a visit. But there is other thrilling stuff, like great views and really strange hoards of harvest helpers keeping an eye on Jeanne, finally coming over the river...

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From Leh to Parkachik - From roads to dirt roads to trails

The desert has more colors than the Swiss mountains, we could not really believe it. Monasteries, sand and roads that became worse and worse and worse until our first real destination: the glacier of the Nun in Parkachik.

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Paradies not yet lost - Parkachik underneeth Nun and Kun (Camp)

They warned us of the Muslims, they should be evil minded and so on. We just found friends and left our passports, money, lenses, everything all day long in the open tent te without any problem. Six different forms of Gneiss on the biggest glacier in Ladakh underneath the majestic, 7000m high Nun.

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Paradies not yet lost - Parkachik underneeth Nun and Kun (Bouldering)

Gneiss of every shape, of every color, in every kind of landing: dust, meadow, moraine with hundreds of brilliant lines on it.

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