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The Highest road.

This is another one of my Indian adventure photos which is very special to me as this was the main reason our motorcycle trip through India. It is a hand held stitched pano  taken from the top of the highest point of highest motorable road in the world which runs from ley in India to the top of the Himalayers and down into Pakistan. The view from here is amazing and you actually are looking across the top of the mountains. It is dammed hard to breath at this altitude which is over 18000 feet above sea level. I have this image framed at 50 inches and hanging on my dining room wall and when I look at it, it is just like I’m standing there looking out again.  Probably not for everyone but it sure brings back memories for me.

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Posted by hodgy1 on March 19, 2010
16 Comments Post a comment
  1. 03/19/2010

    Sweet Peter..I really like it mate and as always your images are quality!

  2. 03/19/2010

    Thanks Mark and I’m glad you liked it to, that’s a very flattering compliment as well.

    Cheers Pete.

  3. 03/20/2010

    Breathtaking (literally!) – it almost looks painted. It must evoke great memories of what sounds like a fantastic trip. Have you seen a DVD called “Riding Solo to the Top of the World”? If not, drop me an email and I’ll send it to you (and any number of other epic motor bike DVDs as well!).

  4. 03/20/2010

    It was an experience not to be passed up as it’s certainly not something you would do everyday.

  5. 03/20/2010
    Paul Jarvis

    Nice one Pete!

  6. 03/21/2010

    Great shot Peter, hey guy I know and his wife from Albany Bob Reese and Christine did a similar trip on old (new) Enfields, the loved it.

    Cheers mate

    • 03/22/2010

      I think there have been quite a few west ozzies go on these type trips Dave, thanks for dropping by.

  7. 03/21/2010
    Tony Middleton

    WOW – that sounds like a fantastic and memorable journey Peter ! I can see why you have got this shot hanging – incredible vista with memories.

  8. 03/22/2010

    Looks Good , even from as far away as NZ. 🙂

    • 03/22/2010

      I expect to see a few pics like this from you when you get back.

  9. 03/24/2010

    Nice one Pete, great colour and contrast. Looks both barren and cold!

    • 03/25/2010

      Thanks Matt, yep your right, Very cold and extremely stark.

  10. 03/28/2010

    wow what a place.

  11. 03/28/2010

    Onya champ, thats living!


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