Given the demand for more pictures, here are a selection from the Nubra valley and up and over the Khardung-La pass and down to Leh.  Enjoy!

 Stunning Apricot trees in blossom in Turtuk where I started my journey

Stunning Apricot trees in blossom in Turtuk where I started my journey

 Taking tea with the locals

Taking tea with the locals

 Along the Nubra valley we were able to follow the road most of the way

Along the Nubra valley we were able to follow the road most of the way

 Lack of traffic meant the kids could freely play in the streets

Lack of traffic meant the kids could freely play in the streets

 Taking a rest

Taking a rest

 Poor Dzo didn't last more than a day before needing some running repairs

Poor Dzo didn't last more than a day before needing some running repairs

 Namgyal and Olie enjoy the sunset in Diskit

Namgyal and Olie enjoy the sunset in Diskit

 Enjoying a bit of lunch on route

Enjoying a bit of lunch on route

 Now I can see why it's called one of the world's highest deserts!

Now I can see why it's called one of the world's highest deserts!

 It was inevitable that I'd get a blister at some point, but I'd not banked on it being this big!

It was inevitable that I'd get a blister at some point, but I'd not banked on it being this big!

 Looking down on the road we'd just followed up to the top of Khardung-La

Looking down on the road we'd just followed up to the top of Khardung-La

 Reaching the top of Khardung-La at just before 6pm after 16 kilometers uphill!

Reaching the top of Khardung-La at just before 6pm after 16 kilometers uphill!

 Making our way down to Leh was one of the best feelings, knowing I could take a break

Making our way down to Leh was one of the best feelings, knowing I could take a break

 The view of Leh Palace from a backstreet in Leh

The view of Leh Palace from a backstreet in Leh

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