Passing the highest road for cars in the world, birthday party at the top of the world, first symptoms of altitude sickness and walking around Leh

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View from the peak

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Today we wake up at 5 a.m. again. This time it is because some people tell us that they will take us to Keylong – the capital city of Lahaul region. We get up and start packing. The people told us they will wait for 5 min. more to gather our tent but when we were almost ready they ran off. We decide not to go to bed but instead have a breakfast. Outside is raining and is quite cold so we decide to hitchhike in a new way. We sit on the couch and when we hear that a car is coming Mr. Shushtari runs out and tries to stop the car. We wait till 9 o’clock when a small truck full of rice takes us to Keylong.

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Trekking with indigenous people and the presumable one-hour “easy” walk that turned into an eight-hour hardcore march on ice

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Views from the trekking

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