Blog Entries tagged 'trekking'
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- The Goa Chronicles[img=http://photos.trav Posted by incommunicado in Conversations & Confessions Chronicles | Apr 13, 2015
- My first big holiday!
Goa – this tiny little state on the western coast of India is perhaps the most sought after holiday destination worldwide.
I have stopped counting now the number of times I have been there. Holidays for me always end up being Posted by incommunicado in Conversations & Confessions Chronicles | Apr 13, 2015
- My first big holiday!Goa – this tiny little state on the western coast of India is perhaps the most sought after holiday destination worldwide.
I have stopped counting now the number of times I have been there. Holidays for me always end up being Posted by incommunicado in HOP...SKIP...& BUMP! | Apr 13, 2015
- Fun facts about our trip!Top 10 fun facts about our trip!
1. Did you know that Everest isn’t actually the tallest mountain on the earth – that’s right! Although it is the highest point on Earth from sea level, Mauna Kea, an inactive Hawaiian volcano, holds Posted by DerylandJo in Deryl and Jo do Everest | Mar 20, 2015
- Ernie Goes to Nepal Pt. 2[center][/center]
The next morning, we joined a small procession of trekkers streaming out of Tikhedhunga, towards the stone staircase that would take us to the village of Ulle Posted by ErnieHK in Ernie Goes | Mar 13, 2015
- Ernie Goes to Nepal Pt. 1[center][/center]
I had moved to Hong Kong in 2009, in part so that I could see the world, but a year had nearly come and gone and I still didn't have much traveling to show fo Posted by ErnieHK in Ernie Goes | Mar 12, 2015
- Holy Moly! We're off to Everest!
So.....yip, we're definitely going, we're going to Everest, we're going to climb up Everest.....actual Everest....well a part of it anyway, 17,500 ft to be exact. I don't think I'd actually got my head around that until today.
If you Posted by DerylandJo in Deryl and Jo do Everest | Mar 10, 2015
- The Everest Chronicles Part the Sixth[center][/center]
When I look back over the first five parts of these Chronicles, I am loosely reminded of the five components of a project life cycle that I once learned while studying Posted by TravelerTyler in Whither shall the winds blow me? | Dec 6, 2014
- Le Crock Monsieur: trekking round Mont Blanc on one legMy recent trip to the Alps is best summed up by a quote from Woody Allen: "If you want to make God laugh, tell him your plans."
It began with what should have been a quick, painless trip to Chamonix, the Posted by Chris Parsons in Parsons on Tour | Aug 17, 2014
- Mt. Mulanje
Greetings again from sunny Neno, Malawi. After some heavy rain on Monday and Tuesday of last week, the weather has returned to mostly clear skies, sunshine, and beautiful Posted by tylerwein in Backpacks Are For Travel, Not School | Aug 7, 2014
Most Brits have heard about Benicasim, a small town with a population of 18,098 located in the north of the Valencia Community in Spain, for its two very famous summer music festivals (FIB and Rototom). Actually, if you do Posted by slowwalker in Keep walking! | Jun 22, 2014
- Mt. RinjaniGreetings from Labuan Bajo, on the island of Flores, following two awesome adventures. The first was a 3 day trek of Mt. Rinjani which included a little bit of everything.
We started out Wednesday morning by heading to Lombok by boat, Posted by tylerwein in Backpacks Are For Travel, Not School | May 6, 2014
- Trekking To NepalThis trip is one of the famous and comfortable adventure trekking tours in Nepal. You will have for nature tour in Pokhara and culture tour in Kathmandu. During this trek you will have an opportunity to observe the nature beauty, Posted by Nepal Adventure in Trekking To Nepal | Mar 20, 2014
- How Traveling Alone Can Create A Better ExperienceBefore I started my journey to Argentina I had many people express their concerns--worried about me traveling alone as a woman, and only knowing basic Spanish.
Oh, and I also got the occasional, ¨It´s a 3rd World Country!¨, which it´s Posted by Laurdatri in Sola Backpacker | Jan 7, 2014
- Indonesia - 3D2N Mount Rinjani Trekking From developed up-scale shopping district in Bali to clear white sandy beaches in Lombok, we somehow ended up in this most gruesome and most tiring trip i have ever experienced in my life.
Posted by LesCrazy in Pack N Go Everywhere | Dec 31, 2013
- Bac Ha market, Sapa marketBac Ha district is 60 kilometers from Lao Cai. Bac Ha is the largest fair of Sapa. When going to market, visitors will see the high mountain, terraced fields. Sometimes, tourists have to stop the car in order to get Posted by Jenny Hoang in Travel places in Vietnam | Dec 31, 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- Sapa AttractionsFamous for its breathtaking landscapes, Sapa is also an ideal inhabitation for a great diversity of ethnic minority peoples. It is likely that, Sapa was first inhabited by highland minorities of H’mong and Zao groups who immigrated from southern provinces Posted by Jenny Hoang in Travel places in Vietnam | Nov 25, 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
- 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