Steve Happ Photography Ramblings and dissertations

August 11, 2017

Manali Leh Highway

Filed under: General — admin @ 2:38 pm

Manali to Keylong.

It took me ages to get a taxi to the bus stand this morning. I had to walk nearly half the way. Luckily the bus was not crowded. I had a whole 3-seater to myself. It started off very misty and foggy but cleared up later on.

Sikh Cowboy
Sikh Cowboy.

As we got higher and higher, the views of the mountains were starting to overwhelm me with their awesomeness. They are really huge and steep.

Misty Mountains
Misty Mountains

Going up towards the Rohtang Pass, the road twisted and turned all the way up. The mountains were jumping out of the clouds.

awesome views
Awesome views

Trucks and buses were passing us by inches. We frequently had to stop and go back and forth to get past each other.

truck driver
Truck Driver.

bus passenger
Bus Passenger

On the other side of the pass, the road turned to dirt and there were broken rocks all over.

passing truck
A passing truck

We stopped at Kokasar for some breakfast so I had a chai and omlette.

Kokasar village
The bridge at Kokasar.

This herd of goats and shop held up traffic. Standard practice.

traffic jam
Traffic Jam.


  1. good pics Steve, keep them coming

    Comment by lawrie happ — August 12, 2017 @ 10:32 am

  2. thank you. got some more to upload. had not had internet for a week.


    Comment by admin — August 17, 2017 @ 9:08 am

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