Monday, June 29, 2009

The Ladakh Diary - Day 6

This was the last day of our stay. We were soo looking forward to going back to terra firma where we may breathe again without worrying about breathlessness. Lots of tourists, domestic and foreign, come here and get unwell. The hotel manager was very used to taking guests to the Civil Hospital. But i did not find this mentioned in any online travelogue. Please do remember that anyone can get sick there. its not related to ur past performance in the hills at all.

Also, please dont get confident if you get through the first 72 hours. Mountain sickness can strike at any time. And it can get serious very fast.

On this day, one saw, for the first time, PEOPLE POWER at work. More on that in the next post.

2 comments:

(¯`•._.•[Raaji]•._.•´¯) said...

ahh the interesting adventures we all have :-)

Id it is said...

Thanks for sharing those captivating / intriguing pictures as also those insightful comments. I have been upto Mudhee and Rohtang Pass when I was in India quite a few years ago; unfortunately never got to really see Ladakh. Your post makes me regret that decision sorely!