Friday, July 27, 2012


You sit on the edge of your chair, gawking, heart staccato, you stare at the precarious line of a road snaking up the high mountains. The world’s highest motorable road, the anchor mumbles. He’s short of breath. Nerves tingling. No  guard rails, no barricade, nothing.. over that edge and you’re nothing. The temperature’s minus ten, minus twenty..Boulders teeter held in place by invisible string, you’re riding first clutch and your machine gasps for air every revolution… you sit on the edge and thank the Gods you’re sitting in your living room, and you whisper Khardung La...
DO NOT MISS.
Perilous Journeys/ Criss Crossing the Himalayas/ Marsh Mokhtari….National Geographic Channel
There’s a YT clip as well.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lIRjdJ1L1oo

3 comments:

icyHighs said...

Never heard of it before, but I checked out parts of the video. Wow.

PQ said...

Scary and amazing

austere said...

Spectacular views too, I guess the risk-return equation plays in here as well...