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    Pakistani spectators (by Zofia)

    One of the first things you need to get used to in Pakistan are crowds of staring people around you. The sight of tourists is still not common here. Seeing a tall, blond woman with a big motorcycle, even less. It is like a magnet for curious Pakistani eyes. Without a shade of embarrassment, they will come close, a meter away from you, and will…

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    Pakistan: Escort through Balochistan (by Zofia)

    When I was planning this trip, after some research, it turned out that I would be going through Pakistan. I was “a bit” concerned. “Pakistan’ sounded threatening to me, recalling war and terrorism. I knew there is one of the most beautiful roads in the world – the Karakoram Highway. But how to get there in one piece? After months of preparations and the trip…

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    The Kashmir Loop

    After the spectacular ride over the high Himalayan passes, we spent one week in Leh and enjoyed the rich Tibetan culture and the scenic nature in the high plateau of Ladakh. Zofia wanted to ride further northeast to the Chinese/Tibetan border over the Umling la pass (5880m), but that was definitely too much for the van. So we split up for 2 weeks and I…