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Silk Road from Leh towards Kargil and Gyal

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Silk Road from Leh towards Kargil and Gyal

Breakfast at Khaltse Tomorrow we'll drive on one of the Silk Road routes from Leh towards Kargil stopping at the roadhead by the village of Gyal where we'll begin our trek. Today it's preparation time for our trek. We search the downtown bazaars in Leh until we find some bowls to give as a present to Stanzin and his wife Sonam. Then we have some last minute shopping for colourful 'Tibetan' blankets for the trek. They're an essential extra layer of warmth and comfort for the cold nights ahead. At the very last minute, just before we leave in the morning,...

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