An Autumnal Meander along the Leh-Manali Highway

Photographs of a Ladakhi autumn shot during an impromptu bike ride through various monasteries and villages along the Leh Manali highway. Yellow and orange of poplars and willows standout in contarst to the clear blue Himalayan sky.

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Dhankar Monastery: An Unexpected Hike

To reach Dhankar on public transport, catch the Kaza to Peo bus at around 7.30 AM and reach Sichling in an hour. If coming from Tabo, look for Sumdo-Kaza bus, which reaches Tabo at around 9.30-10 AM. That should also leave you at Sichling in an hour. From Sichling, hitchhike or just hike for 8 KMs to Dhankar.

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