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... everyone that they could go back. Still, no-one got any sleep.
Today we only walked until lunchtime and then had another adventure in 4 wheel drives from Jagat to our final campsite in Beshishar. The 'road' was full of potholes and covered in rocks, some of which had fallen as a result of the earthquake. I've never experienced anything quite like it - I was in the front seat with the driver and ...
... the mountains trying to guess which was which.
After an hour or so we headed back down and got a chance to see the Pokhara Valley below and to work out which peak was which, see photos below!
The rest of the day was pretty casual; just getting organised for the next few weeks - lots of decisions to be made about trekking and rafting, when/where to go, and with which ...
... water full of people. We spent maybe an hour there before heading back up, and just about beat the rain. I would say it wasn’t worth the effort but others may disagree.
We spent the evening playing our new favourite card game, “Swimming”, with the Germans and even stayed up past 10pm. Crazy.
Distance covered: 9.91km
Elevation gain: 712m
Elevation loss: 1,361m
Prim assured us that this would be ...
... breakfast and went on for our biggest journey (13 km, +/- 7 hours and 1800 meters descent !). We went on and it was a great morning going down on the snow which had iced overnight (thank god...) and we did so many crazy picture, sled down and admired all the peaks under their white untouched blanket of snow under a sky as blue as I have ever seen in my life ! Such fun compared to yesterday ! As usual, Helene and I ...
... Before I knew it, the mountains and the majority of Pokhara is drenched in light and the show is... Hmmm.. The show isn't over, but the sunrise is. I live for adventure (and maybe Pepsi Max?) - A self confessed adrenalin junkie, I always want to climb higher and go faster. You know that feeling you get in your stomach when you're on a roller coaster? I love that feeling - it reminds me I'm alive. So at midday, I head back up to Sarangkot... But this time, to ...