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Today was a really exhausting day for all of us. We had an early start (waking up at 6am) and we had an 8 hour day of constant up hill walking. In all we walked 1000 metres straight up. We had lunch at a quiet farm village where we had an amazing view of the Himalayas. After lunch we continued our trek up the side of the mountain. We eventually reached a height where we were above the clouds. It was the most beautiful sight. To get up to our lodge for the ...
... a total snooze fest except for one brilliantly blue colored bird we saw called a kingfisher. The guide (Shanta) then started telling us the next thing we would be doing was the jungle walk. He warned us that if we saw the one horned rhinoceros and it started to charge at us we should run in a zig zag pattern and climb a tree. Oh fun! So happy I'm finding out about this now. Haha. We did see a rhinoceros but it was kind enough not to charge at us. ...
... to our destination. At one point ...we come to a stop while going up a long steep hill and the passenger opts to jump out and help Tenzing push. Dogs nipping at my heels while cars and bikes threatening me as well, I protect my rickshaw, I'll risk everything for this amazing ride! Tenzing doesnt really want or need the help but he's getting assistance on hills whether he likes it or not! Once at the top of the hill we appear at the impressive, freshly
painted entrance ...
... over breakfast too. The hotel manager seems to have taken a shine to us, as for the second day in a row, he joined us at breakfast with a cup of coffee! I think he's rather partial to Michelle's Scottish accent! He is keen to arrange a spa trip, a yoga session and anything else for us...all at a very special price!! At 10am our taxi arrived (arranged by the hotel manager, for a very special price!), and we were whisked off to see some of the historic sites in ...
... she passed me, since there were still some quite steep parts during the first few hours.
One feature of the Langtang Valley which differs from most of the Annapurna Trek I would do the following month is that there is no road into the valley. That means that everything has to be portered in, either on mule trains or on the backs of humans. Nepal is one of the only places I’ve been where humans appear to be the primary beasts of burden. Yes, ...
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