10th Nov, 15. Machhapuchhare Base Camp. We've made it to our Base Camp, the first of two. I'm not sure if it's just a trekker-tourist thing but the mountain which is the Base Camp's namesake, Machhapuchhare Mountain, ironically is not allowed to be summited as it is sacred. This morning we spiced things up for … Continue reading Monkeys and Crowds: Machhapuchhare Base Camp.
Classic but gruelling on-road ride over a 2488m pass, culminating with incomparable Himalayan views at Daman. The ride begins on the Kathmandu- Pokhara Hwy, which gives the only access to the valley. After leaving the valley, the highway descends to Naubise, at the base of the Mahesh Khola Valley, 27km from Kathmandu. ... Start a … Continue reading 2- Wheeled Escapades: Kathmandu to Daman.
∗Important Note: This list, more than the others, will be heavily dependent on the time of year that you go, and to which region. We hiked to Annapurna Base Camp, during Mid November. We didn't employ porters.∗ Clothing: Thermals: My pants I purchased in Pokhara and I also brought a long-sleeve light-weight thermal that … Continue reading Tea House Trek ¦ Nepal
25.10.2014- Elburus Home, Kathmandu Today is our first full day in KTM, but something tell me that it's not the "real" Nepal - this weekend is the last of Dasain (celebrating the Duiga's victory of evil) - the last few days bring in the New Year (Newari New Year). Consequently, 90% of the shops and … Continue reading Flashback : Buff Momos and Nepal
Well, here I am a month later and no blog post. I would like to use work as my excuse but... it's not really one! It has finally taken a rainy day, three cups of tea and inspiration from past travel photos to tell myself that I might as well keep going... if nothing other … Continue reading Trying to travel write but without Words…?
Hey wandering people of the internet. If anyone is reading regularly, I am trying to write each day about travel related goodness 🙂 I purchased Lonely Planet's Guide to Travel Writing and I am trying to complete the exercises inside to give me inspiration on what to write about. Unfortunately, as with anyone else who … Continue reading I want to travel-write… but I needed to look up “anecdotal”.