Week 3 – Annapurna Circuit

Week 3: 1st October – 8th October 2014 Our final week had a very different pace and style to the ones before it, and I wrote less and less, the further we got, so more here (in particular the last four days) is from my memory rather than notes. To compensate, we took far more…

Annapurna Half-circuit Trek: Part 3

Day 4    30th September    Kagbeni – Muktinath – Kagbeni After a very bad night’s sleep (for me anyway) we somehow managed to get up for our 6.30 breakfast of grilled cheese and tea, setting off on time at 7 for our ascent up to Muktinath. The first two hours were hard, just up and up…

Annapurna Half-circuit Trek: Part 2

    Day 2 28th September     Marpha – Kagbeni Before I start properly I need to point out that I have been walking for 9 hours straight so this might not make total sense.     I woke up with the sun again and packed while trying to wake Rob up. With some success. We…

Annapurna Half-circuit Trek: Part 1

Day 1 – 27th September    Pokhara-Jomsom-Marpha View from the airport Woke up this morning just before the sun came up an even though it was before 6 – decided to climb to the roof and see whether there were any clouds. Was greeted by the most amazingly clear view of the Annapurna Himal. I sat…

Grounded

We are still in Pokhara(!) so I tracked down an internet cafe to share with you what we have been getting up to. We were meant to be flying to Jomsom today, but that airport is closed, and so after spending nearly five hours in the cafe watching the most terrifyingly small planes land from…