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Trekking in Ladakh, over the Timti La to Kanji

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Trekking in Ladakh, over the Timti La to Kanji

One of those days where things don't go to plan. The paths are blocked by rockfalls, progress is slow, we finish the last three hours by the light of iPhones and arrive several hours after sunset.

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Bringingitallbackhome.co.uk is now Silk Road Gallery!

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Bringingitallbackhome.co.uk is now Silk Road Gallery!

We have a new improved website to go with our new store - and we hope you like it! We're the same people, Peter and Kay, with the same ethos. If you knew the old site you'll find all your favourites and more here.

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The Silk Road: Pangong Tso and Changtang

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The Silk Road: Pangong Tso and Changtang

Shadows are lengthening by the time we arrive and it promises to be a cold night. The people here look more Tibetan than Ladakhi, faces are broad with sunburnt red cheeks and Tibetan eyes.

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Images from the Silk Road

Himalaya Ladakh Leh Travel Diary

Images from the Silk Road

Before the Chinese annexation of Tibet in 1949, caravans came down to Leh from the north loaded with wool and salt to be traded for cottons, silks and spices coming up from India.

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The Silk Road - 12th Century Buddhist Art

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The Silk Road - 12th Century Buddhist Art

Ladakh - Little Tibet! Good to be back in Leh with its friendly greeting of "Jullay!". Or even Jullay, jullay, jullay. As many jullays as you like, a delightful word meaning hello, goodbye, please etc.

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