Week 2 – Annapurna Circuit

Week 2: 24th September – 30th September 2014 Week one was all about getting into the swing of the trek routine, getting high enough and used to all the aches and pains that come with trekking and carrying your home on your back. By week two we were all a little more comfortable walking, which…

Week 1 – Annapurna Circuit

Week one: 17th September – 23rd September 2014. These are going to be crazy long posts, even after I split it into three weekly segments. Everything is written up from my handwritten journal notes that I made as we were going. When I was planning the trek, other blogs were invaluable for getting an idea of times and…

Annapurna Circuit Trek

Just to reassure everyone checking that we are safe in Kathmandu right now. We had an amazing 23 days in the Annapurna region, going over the Thorung La Pass two weeks ago, and completing our trek on the 9th Oct. We were on our way between Pokhara and Kathmandu when the cyclone hit, well away from…

Annapurna Half-circuit Trek: Part 4

Day 6  2nd October   Marpha-Larjung Will keep this brief today, getting increasingly tired each evening – not surprising! We left Marpha early and cold until the sun got high enough and we came out of the more narrow valley. After 15 minutes we took a detour across a bridge towards the Tibetan refugee village of…