Gokyo Ri – climbing a mountain.

Gokyo Ri – climbing a mountain.

It’s almost impossible to define when a hill becomes a mountain. I’ll not go into the differing opinions (you’ve got Google for that) but in my opinion any peak that stands over 5000 metres above sea level is definitely a mountain. And when that peak is in the middle...
The Nepal Earthquake – Mother Nature v Lady Luck

The Nepal Earthquake – Mother Nature v Lady Luck

When I woke on Saturday morning, Anzac Day 2015, my plans for the day included a wander into Thamel, one of the busiest tourist areas of Kathmandu, a bit of last minute shopping and lunch at one of my favourite spots – The Roadhouse Café. This was to be my last day in...
Lukla airport – rewind.

Lukla airport – rewind.

It’s 7 weeks today till I fly out to Kathmandu and 8 weeks today till I step onto a little plane that will navigate its way up through the lower slopes of the Himalayas to deposit me on a little runway in Lukla, 2,860 metres above the height that I normally...
%d bloggers like this: