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  1. Thread: Ladakh

    by thesilvertops
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    We're now back home in the Uk so here is my report on the situation in Leh and Ladakh and also on our trek from Rumtse to Kibber. We were in Leh from Monday 22nd to Thursday 25th August. When we...
  2. Thread: Ladakh

    by thesilvertops
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    Hi CyclingPaul and Sujoy,

    Our trip to Leh and Ladakh is on again! The FCO has revised it's travel advice. We fly to Delhi on the 21st/22nd and on to Leh on the 23rd. We have been warned that...
  3. Thread: Ladakh

    by thesilvertops
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    Exodus have been in touch today are they are now hoping to run our trek a week later. That would see us arrive in Leh on the 23rd Sptember. 11 of the original 16 clients are able to do that but it...
  4. Thread: Ladakh

    by thesilvertops
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    Hi Sujoy



    You're quite right and I expect Exodus will come to the same decision. Unfortunately, I'm waiting for an operation and I asked for it to be done in September so that I could make...
  5. Thread: Ladakh

    by thesilvertops
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    Hi Sujoy

    Many thanks for your updates, they're very useful. It's looking increasingly likely that our trip will be cancelled. The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office has issued a No Travel to...
  6. Thread: Ladakh

    by thesilvertops
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    Paul

    Sorry to hear about your trip but I feel you have made the right decision. I think things will be chaotic for many days and it's probably best to stay out of their way. We are waiting on...
  7. Thread: Ladakh

    by thesilvertops
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    Paul

    This is the reply I have had from Exodus:



    Are you due in Leh on Sunday or Monday?
  8. Thread: Ladakh

    by thesilvertops
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    It looks like the flooding has come down from behind the palace and hit the town square on. A lot of damage is evident. Agree wholeheartedly about the loss - it's only money for us. I expect...
  9. Thread: Ladakh

    by thesilvertops
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    Hi Paul

    I've just picked up on this after reading your message. Sounds like they've had a hell of a storm:
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  10. Thread: Ladakh

    by thesilvertops
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    Hi Paul

    You'll be well on your way when we get there so, have a good trip.

    Tips:

    1. Treat or boil all water. Remember that boiling point is lower at altitude so boil for longer.

    2. If...
  11. Thread: Ladakh

    by thesilvertops
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    Hi Paul

    Where are you hiking in Ladakh? We're heading there in a couple of weeks - due in Leh on Monday 16th Aug. - then a couple of days acclimatising before we start our trek. This time we're...
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