Trekking the Himalayas - Part 3 of 5 March 14th 2014 12-14 March Days 8-10 Machherma(4470m) to Gokyo(4790m) via Gokyo Ri(5360m) to Dragnag(4700m)
We set out from Machhermo after less than an inch of snow from the night before. The weather is clear and sunny and the clouds don’t set in until around 3pm today. The first 45 minutes or so were straight up hill again and then the next 1.5 hours were relatively flat. At this point we reached the river ... read more
Asia » Nepal » Gokyo Lakes 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
Had been 4.5 years since landing back on aussie soil after our 6 months of travel around europe in a kombi. Inspired by others blogs and with the travel bug biting us hard once again we decided it was about time to start planning another vagabonding experience.
The last 4.5 years had been jam packed with buying a house and solidifying our positions on the corporate ladder. But with the biological clock ticking and with us both just turning the big three-0, the road is calling once again!
We have just set out for 12 months on the road from March 2nd 2014. The las... full info