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Saturday, 16 Aug 2014 | Views [355]

I mentioned Cataplex E2 in a previous post, as some thing that had been recommended as an excellent support for high altitudes.  It is very hard to get into Australia. The US manufacturer only sells to practitioners in US,  Amazon won't ship ... Read more >

Tags: cataplex e2, customs

Now we go, now we don't, now it's a maybe

Saturday, 16 Aug 2014 | Views [363]

What a week in the life of a pilgrim in preparation. As a response to the absolutely dreadful landslide in Nepal last week (on the road from Kathmandu to the Tibet  border) the Chinese Authority decided to close the border from 14 August indefinitely.... Read more >

Tags: delays

Nutrition for altitude

Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | Views [1284]

Having spent a lot of time searching the internet this is still the best summary of what is helpful for high altitude.  I used a lot of this nutritional support last time and went quite well in altitude - although nutrition is only one element I ... Read more >

Tags: altitude, nutrition

Who to travel with

Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | Views [237]

I leave for Kathmandu in 22 days.  Most travel to Tibet begins in Kathmandu or China and you can only go with authorised tour operators.  I am travelling with Karnali Excursions with whom I travelled in 2012.  They are beyond fabulous! ... Read more >

Tags: preparation

Getting ready is half the fun

Monday, 4 Aug 2014 | Views [919]

My first time blogging I am getting ready to go to Tibet and Mt Kailash for the second time and I thought I would try this blog.  Getting ready is half the fun; lists, shopping for clothes, hitting the outdoor store sales, reading up on high ... Read more >

Tags: high altitude, preparation

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