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... the kids. When I first arrived, Paban would fail horrifically to properly tie his tie for school. After a few days I started to mention that he looked handsome with his tie when done properly. Now every morning just before we walk to school, he runs to me with a big smile and shouts "handsome time" and gets me to check and fix his tie. I can't help but smile every time he does it. That "throat full of sandpaper" I was describing earlier is starting to to go nuclear. Feeling like my ...
... walk through. When we got back we found Raghu outside with a vegetable vendor cart and helped picked out the final things we needed to make dinner. Raghu got us a BBQ to use for the evening at the hotel and I volunteered to assist with the side dishes. At 5pm I started prep and recreated a few dishes we've had at KC's brunches- bacon wrapped green beans and pineapple with rum and sugar. It's a bit harder to ...
... necessary permits had been arranged, tour guide, accommodation, taxi and all means were included for a total of RS.43,000. This made it very convenient for us.
For those who do want to do the trek you need the following 2 permits:
- ACAP: Annapurna Conservation Area Permit
- TIMS: Trekking Information Management System
We saw a group of 3 British trekkers who had left their permits back in the hotel so had to wait for their permit to be driven to them ...
... sometimes narrow ledges that seem purposely designed long ago for humans or animals to utilize. At times passing through pine tress and patches of bush reminding me of New Zealand , with a roaring river below.. Wow.. magical !!!
I remember had one stage , while walking by myself, coming to an intersection. ( no traffic lights though ;) ) The guide and the Dutch crew were ahead of me, and the porters were ...somewhere way behind me . What to do ?. Wait ...
... however it was warm with the sun beating down on us. The last two hours approaching ABC were spectacular however my brain was having trouble enjoying the views as I was rapidly over heating. I kept picking up snow, eating it, and rubbing it on my head to stay cool. Rob however swapped a young porter for his pack which was 70-80lbs. It was this kids first time up Annapurna and he was super happy to have an easy last hour. We arrived at lunch time as the clouds were settling in ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Tulsi Pokhara
Gardens, rooftop overlooking lake and Annapurna ranges make this a special place. Rooms musty and need an airing out.
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