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On Your Mark... Get Set....STOP
Sadly, there is a good possibility I am not going to be going to Nepal in less than two weeks as I planned. It could change, and I will be packed and ready to go at a moment's
notice, but currently my plans are on hold.
Why? There has been a oil embargo into Nepal since late September by Nepal's southern neighbor India.... It is India that supplies most all petrol (as well as most all other supplies) to ...
... flags we saw added to the beauty and spirit of the wheels. Prayer flags have prayers and mantras written on them which are spread by the wind to promote peace, compassion, strength, and wisdom to everyone near them. The terrain is changing fast as we climb higher. At 7000 ft, the views are reminiscent of the Rocky Mountains, especially the area near Black Canyon of the Gunnison. It is much cooler and yaks have replaced water buffalo on the ...
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2. Nepal are very polluted and dusty. So face mask are need mostly.
3. Most washroom/toilets are modern but do expect squat down too
4. IMPORTANT! daily power cut off are common in Nepal so torchlight are needed but most places they have generator for power. So rest assured!
5. RECKON to try their MOMO(Nepal dumplings)
6. As normal DO BARGAIN!
... Thomas waited to help me get my glove back on. The others left to descend without looking back. Feelings hurt and with heightened emotions I cried again. Thomas unsure of what to do. Just helping me with my glove was enough, bless his little cotton socks. At least we know now who would die in an emergency trying to save others first; me. Especially upset with Kia as I had helped her, waited for her in the blistering cold, gave her my stick but generally I gained ...
... Distance covered: 12km
Elevation gain: 1,131m
Elevation loss: 156m
The morning was really clear and we had some great views of the Annapurna Range from the teahouse. We wanted to leave at 7.30am but hadn’t quite perfected our packing technique so eventually got going at 8.00am. Unfortunately the ABC trek is not quite as simple as going all the way up to the top and then all the way down to the bottom. Day 2 was probably the ...