One of the highlights of the 2nd half of the Annapurna trek is the ascent of Poon Hill. After descending the Kali Gandaki valley down to 1100 meters, reaching the hill requires a tough climb back up to over 3000. However, the views of Dhaluagiri and the Annapurna range at dawn are unparalleled.
Mismatch: My last two treks June 20th 2010 Hello,
first of all let me explain the title of this blog. For some reason my camera started malfunctioning during my most recent trek, so I was unable to take any pictures during my 12 days in Langtang and Gosainkunda. I do however still have thousands and thousands of pictures from trekking in the Annapurna region, so I am posting a selection of pictures from the second half of that trek.
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