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Thursday, 8 Nov 2007 | Views [711]

Previously Reb was struck by intense diahorrea, or the Ring of Fire as Mark likes to call it, which forced us to stay in the camp of Yak Kharka instead of Letdar.  Normally this early stop wouldn't be problematic but we wanted to spend the following ... Read more >

Glimpse of Heaven

Monday, 5 Nov 2007 | Views [913]

Our 'rest day' began with us waking at 0500, enjoying a hearty breakfast, and heading off to conquer the climb to Ice Lake at an all time high elevation of 4600m (or 15,091 ft).  When preparing to climb at high elevation, like the Thorung La Pass at ... Read more >

Call of the Wild

Sunday, 4 Nov 2007 | Views [593]

Today, day 10, we begin with us emerging from our dust covered room ( I say dust covered because everything in the town of Gyaru is covered in a think layer of fine dirt or dust, including the people!)  and invigorated by the view in front of us.  We ... Read more >

Awe & Wonder

Saturday, 3 Nov 2007 | Views [638]

In just another day or two we will finally have our day of rest, my sore and achy muscles are screaming YAY!  The past few days have been a constant uphill battle with no slack or rest for the wreary.  Day 7 proved to be the most challenging, of course ... Read more >

Big Girls Don't Cry

Wednesday, 31 Oct 2007 | Views [968] | Comments [1]

But They Have Communist Boyfriends? Today I learned the hard way that sleep is essential for trekking. For unknown reasons the past three nights have been sleepless, leaving me to struggle behind the others. I felt as though I couldn't move my ... Read more >

Unmarked Trails

Sunday, 28 Oct 2007 | Views [813]

Our goal was Baglung Pani, at an elevation of 1595 meters, a minor speck in comparison to what lay ahead once we reached the official start of 'the Circuit'. However, we would still be climbing over 1,000 meters, no easy feat when you don't know where ... Read more >

And They All Fall Down

Saturday, 27 Oct 2007 | Views [587]

Or At Least Sharon Does.... A fresh new start and today's goal was to reach yesterday's desired destination (I was slightly afraid to see how many inches it was between start and finsih). Although it's October the temperature in the valley is very ... Read more >

Tags: adventures

How Long to Travel an Inch?

Friday, 26 Oct 2007 | Views [1595]

An early morning rise and a local bus to Begnas Tal...now what?! We weren't sure either. After a minor "detour", the first of many I'm sure, we began to follow a gravel road which we hoped would take us to our first stop...Sheklung. What ... Read more >

Tags: people

Good-Bye Comforts, Hello Pain!

Monday, 22 Oct 2007 | Views [813]

After a minor detour to Hong Kong...a short stint in Delhi...and 48 hours (yes 2 days) of continual travel on Indian and Nepalese public transportation...I finally arrived in Kathmandu, Nepal! You see, I'd been riding the local bus for the past ... Read more >

Tags: the planning phase

Gallery: Trekking the Annapurna Circuit

Saturday, 20 Oct 2007 | Photo Gallery

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