Month: Sep 2012

Meeting old and new friends on the Manali Leh Highway

There is always something to look forward to when returning. It may be small changes, like roadside flowers that you had never noticed before. There is also something comforting  in that nothing has changed either, in this case, no mountains have been moved! Then there is the anticipation of meeting old friends again and meeting new ones too. Last year we visited the remote village of Chumikgiarsa at 4000m,  https://www.spanafrican-adventures.co.za/himalayan-villages-chumikgiarsa-at-4000m/ this…

Roaming Rumi: A Himalayan Dogumentary

'Be grateful for whoever comes, because each has been sent as a guide from beyond' ~ Rumi [caption id="attachment_1813" align="alignleft" width="370"] Rumi our special boy[/caption] This is our 4th year of running bike tours in the Indian Himalayas and I have to say that my enthusiasm and passion for this region has not waned, if anything I love it more every time. We are always so fortunate to have fantastic…