Once arrived in Leh, we took it easy! Leh is 3500 meter above sea level, so better take things a bit easy. We did small biking tours in the city. It’s hard to pedal in this thin air. We were renting again some motorbikes, again a Indian brand, but this time we took some Pulsar 180. Heesun a Korean girl we met on the bus from Srinagar to Leh, came also with us to see the famous lake; Pangong Tso སྤང་གོང་མཚོ . The lake got a tourist destination after the Bollywood blockbuster „3 Idiots“. It was yet not over crowded, in fact, there where no tourist at all there. The way to the Pangong lake is pretty an off road, so we had some challenges to get there. Also we had to cross the Chang La pass which is 5360 meter above sea level. The lake itself is 4250 meter above sea level. The water is crystal clear (check the picture, I did not used any filter on that picture ;-)). Coming earlier this year from China, it was quite strange to stand so close to the boarder of China. The other side of the Lake there is already Tibet. 30% of the lake is in India, 70% in Tibet.
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