Unterwegs im Himalaya Teil 2

Tag 3: Sonnenaufgang über einem 8000er Schon seit 04.00 Uhr höre ich die Chinesen im Haus herumstapfen, sich die größte Mühe gebend, dass sie nicht zu leise sind und sehe

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Everest and the 3 Passes and a bit more

After the success of our previous year’s exploits up Kilimanjaro, another high altitude mountain trip was called for. Initially at least I had to quell Tarryn’s desires to summit an

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Coming Home to Kathmandu

Die Busfahrt von Pokhara ist lang und irgendwie anstrengend und wird mir nur durch ein kleines zotteliges Mädchen versüßt, das vor mir sitzt und endlos das Hinkuck-Wegkuck-Sich-Wegwerfen-Vor-Lachen-Spiel spielen kann. Kinder

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Spiritually Connected to Nepal

Amazed to see the transformation which Nepal has undergone since I visited last year. From shattered n battered taxis n personal cars of only Maruti 800s and vans, it was

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Bhaktapur, Nepal

How can you tell when a Nepali travel agent is lying to you? His lips are moving. Try as I might; I could not get a clear idea of what

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Power’s back

Non gogoa, han zangoa – Basque proverb There are situations of change in life. I don’t know how else to speak my mind. Just imagine: you are in a bar

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Bharatpur #1

Namaste!!!! We are nice and settled in Bharatpur! Our first day at the hospital is officially finished! Catherine was on the pediatric inpatient unit and Daniel was on the post

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Trekking from Tumlingtar towards Makalu Basecamp returning via Arun Valley crossing Salpa Bhanjyang into Solukhumbu and ending in Jiri

When I walked the fabulous Kangchenjunga Trek last year I already knew that my next adventure would be to visit the neighbouring Makalu region. The amazing line up of white

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The Spice of Politics and the Politics of Spices

Total Distance: 0 miles / 0 kmMouse: 0,0 The Spice of Politics and the Politics of Spices: This time we were off to Kandy, the city whose name has always

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