Delhi, Pathankot, Jammu, Rajouri, Srinagar, Sonamarg, Drass, Kargil, Leh, Hunder...Turtuk After a long stint as a journalist, amongst others, with India s foremost English news channel, Times Now, Sabir Hussain decided to chase his life s most cherished dream... At forty-eight, going on fifty, he picked up his ordinary motorcycle one day, and decided to ride alone from Delhi to Turtuk in Ladakh, India s northernmost point on the LoC. Travelling on a shoestring budget through the historic Mughal Road, bereft of any fancy travel accoutrement, living in nondescript hotels and homes of friends, this is a passionate saga of a man who takes you on the ride of your life, traversing 3,200 kms on breathtaking and often dangerous roads. This is the story of a journalist-traveller who not only succeeds in riding to places where few dare to, but also lets you into the politics of Kashmir, straight from the mouths of ordinary people with extraordinary resilience and hope in their hearts. Battlefields & Paradise makes you feel that the most difficult things in life, are simply the least complicated...
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