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Travel Preperation

AUSTRALIA | Sun, 9 Oct 2016 | By vincek | Views [473]

So I'm finally getting around to updating my blog,I've been prepping for the best part of 8 weeks for this trip but all my time has been consumed with checklists,inventories,things to do...I though checklists were suppose to simplify things,but note ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, everest, hiking, mountain, mountaineering, nomad, peaks, summit, trekking

My Travel Journal from Jiri to Lukla

NEPAL | Sat, 7 May 2016 | By thesteffenbech | Views [800]

Trekking in Nepal had always been in my bucket list. Mostly because of the things I had heard about the place from many other travel enthusiasts like me. And so to put an end to my anxious wait, I packed my bags and flew to Kathmandu - the capital city ... Read more >

Tags: everest, jiri, lukla, nepal, trekking

Namaste Nepal- “I honour the place in you of which is love”.

NEPAL | Mon, 7 Dec 2015 | By gemma_laing | Views [1229]

I have to admit, I was never keen to go to Nepal. On reflection, I guess it was a bit of ignorance. Perhaps ignorance is my biggest secret. I knew nothing about the country, the culture or the people, and for some reason I had no great desire to find ... Read more >

Tags: annapurna, buddha, everest, momos, mountains, nepal, on the road, temples

Part 1 - Under Giants

NEPAL | Mon, 19 May 2014 | By magnificent_glow | Views [326]

Nepal has a population of 26 million, the currency is the Nepalese rupee, and the capital is Kathmandu and it is where we start a journey of which takes us in a horse shoe shaped adventure that starts in the Nepalese capital and goes around to china, ... Read more >

Tags: everest, himalayas, trekking

Learning the ropes

NEPAL | Wed, 9 Apr 2014 | By high_altitide | Views [499]

I really didn't mean that title as a mountaineering double entendre.  I do not believe that I gave the city much justice on my last post because I forgot to mention the scheduled power outages.  The country seems to have been naughty in not ... Read more >

Tags: everest, trekking

Base camp Khatmandu

NEPAL | Wed, 9 Apr 2014 | By high_altitide | Views [426] | Comments [1]

Elevation 1450m/4500ft Well, here I am in Shangri La.  Where the air is so polluted the risen sun appears as a fuzzy orange ball in a seipia cloud.  Where the streets look like jigsaw puzzles topped with a cake of fine dust.  Where ... Read more >

Tags: everest, trekking

Photos: My Scholarship entry - A 'place' I have visited

NEPAL | Sun, 13 Jan 2013 | By yokicoco | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

I'm not a professional photographer, but just an ordinary girl who is passionate in photography. But sooner, I will grow up to be that one. To me, photography what I give name as 'my box-of-expression'. I capture what I call 'Moment'. Photography ... Read more >
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Tags: everest, nepal, pokhara, travel photography scholarship 2012

Because it’s there...or.. Climbing to 5000 metres in a Himalayan winter.

NEPAL | Thu, 27 Jan 2011 | By matt_whitmell | Views [1951] | Comments [3]

The first title is from the English explorer George Mallory in 1924 who was asked why he wanted to climb Everest.   They found Mallory’s frozen body on the mountain in 1999. I arrived in Nepal via with New Delhi almost 3 weeks ago and it has ... Read more >

Tags: everest, himalayas, kathmandu

Highlights of China (April - June, 2009)

CHINA | Fri, 3 Jul 2009 | By ccwrichard | Views [611]

1.        Laos – China’s border, immigration at Chinese side was unbelievable. First time ever an officer gone thru again and again my passport. She wasn’t satisfied the first officer who took my passport for inspection.... Read more >

Tags: china, everest, great wall, qihai, tibet

As I try to balance myself in the washroom...(2006)

NEPAL | Wed, 5 Nov 2008 | By whereis_kate | Views [978]

As I tried to balance myself in the washroom while holding a roll of toilet paper, hand sanitizer and the bottom of my pants I heard several screeches. Ignoring it, thinking it is those damn dogs again, I continued with my own business. I succeed in ... Read more >

Tags: basecamp, everest, humor, nepal, nepal, travel, trekking

Balancing on The Shoulders of Giants (2008)

NEPAL | Wed, 29 Oct 2008 | By whereis_kate | Views [736]

If Francys could stay alive she would be famous. She squeezed Serguei’s hand. Her husband squeezed back, letting her know he could feel her there. They could see the curvature of the Earth, the first husband and wife ever to do so. The thin air bit ... Read more >

Tags: base camp, climbing, everest, mountains, nepal, travel, trekking


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