Kanchenjunga - hike to base camp 2003 May 19th 2020 Another retro blog - Dec 23, 2003
I am not even sure why we decided to visit Sikkim and base camp of the 3rd tallest mountain in the world. But, I am pretty sure we did not even know where Sikkim was before we started planning. Having climbed Kili 2 yrs earlier, obviously that memory had softened!
After spending 2+ wks in Darjeeing and Gangktok, which is another blog, we arrived in Yuksom to ... read more
Asia » India » Sikkim » Kangchendzonga The Indus Valley civilization, one of the oldest in the world, dates back at least 5,000 years. Aryan tribes from the northwest invaded about 1500 B.C.; their merger with the earlier Dravidian inhabitants created the classical Indian culture. Arab in... ... read more
Christmas Day on the trail in Sikkim
What a fabulous adventure. I can really feel the buzz you must have felt...a Christmas Day to always remember...the location, the locals, dzos, other trekkers, challenges and ease of the trail, huts for security, companionship & solace, vistas and weather to blow any cobwebs away. Looking forward to the next instalment.
Michele and Ed Hubbard
Thank you Dancing Dave!!
I very much, appreciate your encouragement!!