- Kathmandu Day 3Updated my blog in the morning again I really want to get as up to date as I can so when I get back from trekking I'm not too far behind.
Trevor and i had to change hostels as Alobar1000 Posted by CassB in Big Trip Home | Dec 29, 2013
- Kathmandu Day 2Spent the morning updating my blog again. Trevor arrived at about lunch time and we went for a walk around Thamel. Well, we had lunch and then took a leisurely stroll not really looking at anything touristy. It is festival Posted by CassB in Big Trip Home | Dec 28, 2013
- Booze and flying shamans... down to JomsomThe next day we parted company with the German couple and walked to the villages of Jhong and Jharkot as a scenic route to Kagbeni. As we drew away, the pass we had conquered became ever clearer, a dip between Posted by wanderingwolf in Off the Leash | Oct 28, 2013
- Rest DayUsed Internet to update blog and didn't leave the hostel till dinner. It was nice to have a rest and chill out. I feel like I've just been go go go and I need a few days of doing nothing.
Met Posted by CassB in Big Trip Home | Dec 27, 2013
- Napali Winter..Ik denk niet dat ik me ooit gerealiseerd heb wat het betekend dat we in Nederland overal verwarming hebben. Ik bedoel, je gaat de deur uit en doet je jas aan, muts op, handschoenen aan en das om maar als Posted by Willemijn v Kol in *Willem in Nepal* | Dec 22, 2013
- The Pass of DOOM... Yak Kharka to RanipauwaAnd after that night, we started out again from Yak Kharka to Thorung Phedi – Phedi meaning 'foot of the mountain', and as the name implies, traditionally the last stop before the pass. (There is one other possible stop beyond, Posted by wanderingwolf in Off the Leash | Oct 26, 2013
- 48 hours bed ridden in Kathmandu My head is pounding, throat scratchy, eyes are watering, I can no longer smell the dollop of tiger balm under my plugged nose and i have been lying awake for over an hour tossing in my bed clearly listening to Posted by Evanda in Nepal & India | Dec 11, 2013
- Manang to Yak Kharka, with panicThe next step turned out to be Yak Kharka... a slow and difficult step.
The day after our Ice Lake adventure, we took our time deciding about whether to go on, or whether to give our bodies another day to Posted by wanderingwolf in Off the Leash | Oct 22, 2013
- How to track us while we are TrekkingNamaste friends...
Our trek to [[http://www.worldexpeditions.com/ca/index.php?section=trips&id=27|everest base camp]] is fast approaching and other then Amanda and I both becoming ill with combinations of throat virus, food poisoning and a cold we are Posted by Evanda in Nepal & India | Dec 9, 2013
- Kathmandu - our first 24 hours We all experience first impressions! They usually determine the outcome of a friendship, job interview, the purchase of a home and sometimes an indication of quality travel to a new country. When our plane landed in Kathmandu (KTM) some Posted by Evanda in Nepal & India | Dec 8, 2013
- The Adventure BeginsToday, December 4th, 2013, is the big day that we have been gearing up for! Almost two years ago we started talks of our next big adventure and it feels amazing for all our planning, research and efforts to finally Posted by Evanda in Nepal & India | Dec 5, 2013
- Manang and shouting at mountainsAt last the weather forgave us for whatever sin we had committed, and we woke to blazing sunshine.
We are in Manang, about 3500m up. Manang is a rest-place for trekkers, a necessary pause before the challenge of Thorung La: an Posted by wanderingwolf in Off the Leash | Oct 21, 2013
- 'Om mani padme hum': Pisang to Braka, with gryphonsToday we reached 3800m, walking a windswept ledge on the side of a cliff, a pair of Himalayan gryphons flying tantalisingly close, their wings outstretched as they soared lazily on the thermals in a perfect, symmetrical dance. Such ease whilst Posted by wanderingwolf in Off the Leash | Oct 19, 2013
- Building an It – tales from the orphanageMonday morning. Time to go and do some good in the world. So off we go to Batulachur, a suburb of Pokhara, and more importantly for us, the real Nepal. We’d done the tourist bits of Kathmandu and surrounds, enjoyed Posted by TessAndRach in Asian Adventure | Nov 28, 2013
- The Wood Between Worlds... The road to Upper Pisang'A little scary' seems to be my reaction to everything - even, it seems, to cows, here in Upper Pisang. We went wandering up to see the monastery at the top of the town, but it was dark, and after Posted by wanderingwolf in Off the Leash | Oct 18, 2013
- Inburgering in KathmanduKathmandu is alweer iets langer dan een maand mijn nieuwe thuis. Hoog tijd voor een nieuw verhaal. Waar waren we gebleven? Oh ja, de Tihar, het bezoek aan de sprookjesachtige stad Bakthapur, mijn eerste ervaringen met het boeddhisme en natuurlijk Posted by Willemijn v Kol in *Willem in Nepal* | Nov 26, 2013
- Chame (with some waterfalls and self-development)So, as I've described, trekking even in October in Nepal can be wet. Waking up in Tal was an unpleasant experience as almost everything we'd hung round the kitchen fire was still wet, and additionally smoky. The only reason not Posted by wanderingwolf in Off the Leash | Oct 16, 2013
- Our Epic Trek to Everest and BackSo we just finished our epic adventure through the Mount Everest/ Khumbu Region in Nepal. 26 days (6-10 hrs a day) of trekking, where we climbed to heights of 17,782 ft/ 5,420 m, 3 separate times (Gokyo Ri, Posted by kristinandcolin in The Journey | Nov 19, 2013
- Rain and banana pie: Syange to TalRain, rain and more rain! An extremely wet and testing couple of days, both involving around six and half hours of walking through near-torrential rain, first up winding roads, then up steps of rock, each element poised to trick the Posted by wanderingwolf in Off the Leash | Oct 15, 2013
- There’s a mouse in my shoe and other tales Having two weeks to kill before our volunteering stint, we decided to embark on a 12 day Himalayan Trek to Annapurna Base Camp, which really is the thing to do when in Pokhara. We hired a guide from a female-run Posted by TessAndRach in Asian Adventure | Nov 17, 2013
- Trekking in Annapurna AreaSome photos from our four day trek in the Annapurna Conservation Area, with Trekking Team, Nepal. Www.trekkingteam.com who were brilliant. Many thanks to our guide Bikram and porter Udzel.
[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/287551/large_90_E9C3DDC022 Posted by Mick G in Nepal | Nov 16, 2013
- Kathmandu to Border with TibetWhy do people have 'bucket lists' or 'life lists' as the more positive amongst us prefer to call them! And why do Buddhists believe all life is suffering? I was reflecting on this - or at least i would have Posted by Mick G in Nepal | Nov 16, 2013
- Doomed goats and roadside drama: approaching a trekA few days after arriving in Kathmandu, a place I thought I'd never be, I found myself beginning an activity similarly unimagined – trekking in the Himalayas, without a guide or a porter, carrying my own festival-sized rucksack. More specifically, Posted by wanderingwolf in Off the Leash | Oct 13, 2013
- Pokhara to KhatmanduHaving arrived in Pokhara safe and sound we now had two days to explore the place. It's a favourite destination for tourists, Trekkers ,para gliders and in our case motorcyclists. Imagine a mixture of sixties hippy, "adventure " blue Posted by Mick G in Nepal | Nov 8, 2013
- Tihar en de Boedhistische StupahEr zijn de afgelopen week weer zoveel bijzondere dingen gebeurd dat het me wel de moeite waard leek om deze met jullie te delen en ook even wat foto's te laten zien.
De Hindu's houden van hun festivals. Iedere god Posted by Willemijn v Kol in *Willem in Nepal* | Nov 7, 2013