German travelling Himalayas on one wheel cycle

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Shimla, Jan 5 (UNI) The Himalayas has held Martin Hahn, a forty six-year-old German citizen spellbound in a way that he decided to revisit and travel across the sprawling expanse of interminable mountain range on single wheel cycle.

Hahn travelling the rough and uphill terrains of the cold desert, began his journey from the Kibber, one of the highest village in the state, and while coming down the terrains of the Kaza, Sichling, Lazi and Pooh, the only obstruction was less oxygen, which eventually for the short span of time forced him to retire.

Fascinating Himalayan beauty could not stop him to stay aloof longer from taking another journey to the arid deserts of the Himachal Pradesh, as his earlier journey left him gaping at the marvellous high rise mountains.

But a regression of not exploring the Himalayas fully left him bothered, until he revisited, said Hahn.

He has fallen in love with Himalayas three years ago during his first visit when he stumbled upon the arid grandeur of cold desert and he decided to travel Himalayas again in great deal, but on one wheel cycle.

Though the less oxygen and snow has caused him health fragility which led him to seek asylum for the short time in the Himachal villages. His poor health forced him to stop and look for another option to reach the down hills.

He has travelled great deal of 200 km this time on his single wheel cycle.

''These were the reminisces of my previous journey to arid desert of Himachal Pradesh that kept fluttering in to my heart and I was avidly waiting for the chance to visit again and in very different manner travel across the Himalayas,'' he said.


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