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The Trek, Week Three: Down & Out

NEPAL | Sunday, 16 Mar 2008 | Views [1380] | Comments [9]

2-27-08: DAYS 15 & 16 (Morning) Lobuche (4930m) to Gorak Shep (5140m) Well, it turns out that Diamox makes peeing as frequent and necessary as breathing. Diamox is a medicine that alleviates AMS symptoms by divulging the body of fluids, ... Read more >

Tags: mountains, mt everest, planes trains & automobiles

The Trek, Week Two: The Uprising

NEPAL | Saturday, 15 Mar 2008 | Views [1517] | Comments [4]

2-20-08: DAYS 8 & 9 Bupsa to Chublung, Chublung to Namche Bazar Well, we are on our way to Namche, and we are going to make it there in 2 days instead of the 4 that Tika had planned. We sat down with him the other night and told ... Read more >

Tags: altitude sickness, firing people, mountains

The Trek, Week One: An Uphill Battle

NEPAL | Wednesday, 12 Mar 2008 | Views [1644] | Comments [5]

We are basking in the Thai sun at the moment, preparing to embark deep into the ocean on a scuba diving trip. But for now, we need to tell you about travelling the other direction... If any of you have seen the episode  of The Simpsons where Homer ... Read more >

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Flying High in Kapadokya

TURKEY | Sunday, 6 Jan 2008 | Views [1419] | Comments [3]

Today on Alex & Andrew’s Blog is part two of our trip across Turkey, which was probably our favorite.   When you last joined us, we were traveling from Selcuk to Goreme on a 10 hour night bus.   This bus was not as nice as the ride from Istanbul ... Read more >

Tags: Mountains

Sipping Porto on the port of Porto, Portugal

PORTUGAL | Tuesday, 30 Oct 2007 | Views [1022] | Comments [11]

After a very early morning, we happily arrived in Porto and found ourselves on the Porto transportation system. We had attempted to buy two single tickets, and instead bought two journeys for one person. Andrew was completely nonchalant about this ... Read more >

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