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The Crown Jewel of Chamonix: The Aiguille du Midi

FRANCE | Mon, 5 Oct 2015 | By elcastleberry | Views [368]

In a shining moment of mature glory, I drank two cups of coffee on an empty stomach and raced up to freezing temperatures and thin air at an altitude of 3,842 meters, where I promptly started running up flights of stairs, fueled by excitement and adrenaline.... Read more >

Tags: altitude, cable car, france, hiking, mountains, outdoors, snow

Nutrition for altitude

AUSTRALIA | Wed, 6 Aug 2014 | By ritaj | Views [1229]

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

Alpaca: My New Favorite Animal

ECUADOR | Tue, 31 Dec 2013 | By kaitlynhennessy | Views [602]

I am completely stunned by Ecuador. It is everything I had hoped for and nothing that I had expected. Our first day in Otavalo was full of fun, learning, and plenty of surprises. We bargained our way through the Saturday market, learned how to play traditional ... Read more >

Tags: alpaca, altitude, beauty, island, markets


PERU | Thu, 3 Oct 2013 | By ericayu | Views [256]

After an extremely long 25 hours of multi connections flying and sleeping on airport floors, we finished our journey with a beautiful sunrise flight to Cusco. At this point, I was so tired I kept hitting my face on the plane window but managed some decent ... Read more >

Tags: altitude, cusco

The Beginning.........

AUSTRALIA | Thu, 1 Aug 2013 | By grahammac | Views [668]

Hi everyone!   Here is my blog or online diary of my trip of a lifetime to Kilimanjaro  in Tanzania & altitude sickness allowing, a climb to the top.  Followed by a short photographic  Kenyan  safari to ... Read more >

Tags: altitude, dragoman, g adventures, hiking, holiday, kenya espresso safaris, kilimanjaro, photography, trekking, wildlife

Getting high when you travel, safely

WORLDWIDE | Sun, 2 Jan 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [5300] | Comments [2]

Getting high when you travel can be quite adventurous, and in fact it may be the main reason why you head to a destination. Travelers should not be afraid of taking things to the next level, but must also remember a few key points on their trip. Altitude ... Read more >

Tags: altitude, altitude sickness, climbing, non-destination, travel-health, travel-safety

A leap into thin air and the joyfulness of breathing...

INDIA | Mon, 1 Sep 2008 | By anuon2r | Views [990]

What do you think is most important in life?  I will tell you. To breath. So, after an incredibly early morning flight I landed in 3500m altitude, from what i think was around 100m. crazy. The body immediately tells you to move slow, and you realize ... Read more >

Tags: altitude, festival, guest house, ladakh, leh

The most dangerous road in the world

BOLIVIA | Fri, 19 Feb 1999 | By simon_monk | Views [17441] | Comments [4]

The browns, oranges and reds of la Paz are swiftly replaced by lush greens as the road to the Amazon drops off the side of the Andes, descending over 3km in about two hours. Squeezed between sheer walls of rock, dripping with moss and fern, and ... Read more >

Tags: altitude, amazon, bus, danger, death, insane, la paz, misadventures, rainforest, truck

La Paz

BOLIVIA | Thu, 7 Jan 1999 | By simon_monk | Views [1245]

Spewing clouds of black diesel into the thin crisp air, the orange train lumbered and creaked through cloud-fringed mountains. We rolled past fluffy Alpacas looking so cute and innocent before they are shorn, tended by wild sunburnt mountain people ... Read more >

Tags: altitude, children, football, la paz, people, soccer


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