Category Archives: Nepal 2011

Manang

Drafted 9-May 2011 12:30pm Manang at 3,540 meters We usually hike about five hours a day. It’s amazing what ground a person can cover using their own two feet. Sometimes I look down (from about 600 meters above and 15 … Continue reading

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On Altitude

I want to take a brief moment to discuss altitude before these next few blog entries. I read somewhere that if you took someone from sea level and placed them on top of Everest, they would pass into a coma … Continue reading

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Tal @ 1700 m 4-May

I am not a poet, so I do not have the words to describe the landscape we are walking through. And the best camera with the best lens would only flatten and dull it for prosperity. I can tell you … Continue reading

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Syange @ 1100 meters 3 – May

I am writing this in my journal from my guesthouse in Syange, Nepal. Syange is a small village squished between the Marghayahdhi river and a waterfall – a waterfall my guesthouse is at the base of. Today was a mostly … Continue reading

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Night

6 May – Night @ 2,800 meters I have seen many things in my short lifetime so beautiful that my breath was taken as payment for its existence. But tonight… Tonight, I wept at the beauty of the stars. Here, … Continue reading

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On The Circuit

drafted 5 May, posted 7 May from an internet cafe charging by the minute so I did not bother with spell check and those niceties.. A moment to explain what the Annapurna Circuit is. The Annapurnas are a range within … Continue reading

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Off for a Bit

Tomorrow morning I leave for my trek! If you’re interested, this is my itinerary.

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