Upper Tsum Valley

Upper Tsum Valley

The day before yesterday we commenced our trek from Chulung to Chhokang Paro was easy going we hiked passed several mani walls left side and clockwise being the Buddhist traditional way. The trail was shaded making it wet in places as it dropped steeply to the river, a short break and cup of tea was much appreciated as it revived [….]

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Tsum Valley

Further into Tsum Valley

We woke to roosters and running water, jiggling bells of donkeys carrying loads up and down the mountain. It was a steady hike with many ascents and descents, leading you through stunning bamboo and pine forests. I am inspired by our fellow Korean travellers both 79 and 80 years old. On our first day we trekked 10 hours, yesterday and [….]

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Tsum Valley Nepal

Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek Nepal

After spending 2 fabulous nights at our guides home in the remote village of Darje. His family were so beautiful and made us feel so welcome. The next day we began our trek to Manaslu and Tsum Valley. The day started early leaving Machakhola around 730am. We walked a steady climb to our next destination crossing several expansion bridges including [….]

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High Passes of Everest – challenges

We have arrived to Kumjung and now relaxing 😌. at the bakery and enjoying our first cappuccino in warmer conditions. The weather on this trek has been extremely cold -25 at night and only 5 during the day which makes trekking at 5000 meters plus exhausting. Out of the 3 passes we made it over 1 the Chola Pass. We [….]

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High Passes of Everest

Five days ago we landed 🛬 Lukla Nepal the most dangerous airport in the world, thankfully we were blessed with perfect conditions. Myself and my Group are on our way to tackle the High Passes of Everest trekking a less travelled, challenging and strenuous route. We will cross the best adventure passes during the trek Khangma-La Pass (5535m) Chola-La pass [….]

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Winter in Nepal

Most tourists do not visit Nepal in winter as they are under the impression that it is too cold to trek. NOT TRUE! This is my first time visit in January and I as pleasantly surprised as the temperature is perfect for trekking. Of course on higher altitude treks you would be more exposed to the cold and first season [….]

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Famous Farm Nepal

Relax in Nepal

I am now on my last few days in Nepal, catching up with friends, and checking out new destinations for my clients, one in particular that I am impressed with is The Famous Farm located 4 hours drive north of Kathmandu. Now think of a farm on a terraced hillside, of an ancient fortress and citadel of terracotta tiled roofs [….]

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Welcome sight Nepal

The highs and lows trekking in Nepal

There are more moments in a trekking holiday, like any other vacation, that seem to get glossed over in the adventure afterglow. After a couple of sweaty days on the trail, one seems to wonder, for instance, if showering is all that important after all, or feeling the pain of a new gluteal muscle every couple of hours was really [….]

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