Feature: When nature calls

Why Spiti of all places? Well, the time from April to August is considered to be the best time to visit this chaste valley, but that doesn’t imply the road trip won’t be challenging. A potential back-breaking drive through the pine trees-laden mountains in Kinnaur to the snow-capped peaks of Kunzum, this journey isn’t for the faint-hearted. But it also has its fair share of brilliant, serpentine roads and the stunning views that will leave you gobsmacked, making it a great test lab for the Volvo V90 Cross Country with a few challenges of our own thrown into the mix. So, here’s how it fared over a week of torture at the hands of TG boys.