5 revelations on the way to Everest.

My recent trek to Everest Base Camp gave me a lot of time to think. It’s not often we get to go for days with no decisions to make and no responsibilities. For almost 3 weeks during the trek everything we did was out of our hands. Others dictated what time we would...

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The Garden Of Dreams

An oasis of calm amongst the chaos of Kathmandu Space is at a premium in the busy streets of Kathmandu but I managed to find a haven of calm amidst the chaos. I would never have known it was there if someone hadn’t recommended it to me as we were chatting over...

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Everest Base Camp Trek: The Final Hurdle

The river of mud, yak poo and urine beneath my feet had become a blur some kilometres back, all that mattered now was that my feet were taking me forward, not what they were stepping in. I began chanting to myself, one … two … three …. One, two, three, counting my...

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A Word a Week Challenge: Herd

Sue has set us an interesting Word a Week Challenge this week but I think I can come up with something a bit different. How many of you have encountered a herd of Yaks (if the collective noun for yaks is herd, that is)? The first photo was taken on a beautiful morning...

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Suspended in the Himalayas

Suspension – the act of being suspended. Suspend – to attach so as to allow free movement. Literal sense – to cause to hang. Example –Suspension bridges over the raging glacial rivers in the Himalayas. It’s well known in my family that I’ve never been terribly good...

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