Bistari, Bistari..... A first trip through the Annapurnas - Khudi to Sirung March 14th 2012 This morning I am better, the trek must go on. We are to have a long morning with only short breaks, it will be about 6 hours before a meal break. Porridge is the answer- low GI (glycaemic index) and curer of all ills! Dhana tells me to stop worrying about GI, and get on with it. Pre-medicated to the hilt (Gastrolyte, Lomotil, Stemetil and Panadol) we leave Khudi behind. Time to go uphill, uphill, ... read more
Asia » Nepal » Annapurna » Annapurna Circuit In 1951, the Nepalese monarch ended the century-old system of rule by hereditary premiers and instituted a cabinet system of government. Reforms in 1990 established a multiparty democracy within the framework of a constitutional monarchy. A Maoist in... ... read more
52, in love with the world. Fell in love with Nepal. Then Iran. Now? ....
Where to next?
2017- Well, that'd be the USA again then Mongolia.
Update- Mongolia is to be shelved for yet another year. Instead there is a wedding to attend in Edinburgh- but first, The West Highland Way to be walked.
"They do say that there is a thing called mountain exhilaration, that when in high places a strange elation seizes one; akin to ecstasy or madness."
-Han Suyin... full info