A brush with death (kinda)

Taking the bus from Dhading Besi to Karkigaun, the remote mountain village where my friends Sita, Arjun, Ambir and Akash call  home, can be somewhat of a bumpy ride. This time of year though (July/August), due to the rains, the final part of the road taking us to Karkigaun is closed off to vehicles... ...So,…Read more A brush with death (kinda)

Jiri to Everest Base Camp…What’s It Really Like? (Part 2)

So here I was, about to embark on the rest of my journey. The bit where I get to test myself further, the cold, the altitude, the terrain. The bit where I actually get to be as up, close and personal to Everest as I possibly can (without climbing her that is...but that's for another day…Read more Jiri to Everest Base Camp…What’s It Really Like? (Part 2)

Jiri to Everest Base Camp…What’s It Really Like? (Part 1)

Believe it or not, the mountains have not always featured a conveniently tarmacked strip of land from which airplanes are able to take off and land. So how did our once great explorers start their long journey to the base, or summit, of the highest mountain in the world? They walked! Huzzah! Nowadays the starting point…Read more Jiri to Everest Base Camp…What’s It Really Like? (Part 1)

Snaps of Mardi Himal

A relatively new trail in the Annapurna region, so still slightly off the beaten track...just what I like. I decided to do this as a last minute trek a week after I'd finished EBC and I'm really glad that I did. Completely different to the Khumbu region this is a lot softer and I guess…Read more Snaps of Mardi Himal

Some Pics of my time hiking to Everest Base Camp

Sometimes there simply are no words. So maybe some pictures will help to understand just what it's like when walking amongst some of the worlds highest peaks.... Enjoy 🙂 From Jiri to the starting line: I had time on my hands and a dream to walk throughout the mountains to fulfill. So instead of flying…Read more Some Pics of my time hiking to Everest Base Camp