8Feb

10 Mins With Nouria Newman

French kayaker Nouria Newman made her ultimate week-long voyage of self-discovery, travelling alone with only her kayak for company for seven days last summer, she survived an accident en route to the finish 375 kilometres later.  Tackling the treacherous rivers of Leh, she kayaked down a trio of rivers: the Tsarap, Zanskar and Indus, often in dangerous conditions and glacial waters, and sleeping by the riverside each night. LTM> How did the expedition come about? NN> I never planned to go to northern India, I originally flew to India for the Malabar River Fest. Because of the floods and administrative difficulties, it proved impossible. But I told myself that if I went back to France now with all this built-up frustration I would never come back. That is when I decided to stay longer and head north to achieve my goal. The pictures were superb and so appealing that I...

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