Mountaineering in Nepal, my longest chapter, and I've possibly fallen between three stools by adding more stories ... as some asked for, but retaining descriptions/content about the subject of the chapter. Again though, let me ask everyone stopping by here for help, do please comment, reblog, Facebook it, etc etc., all will be accepted, acknowledged, … Continue reading A Year in Nepal: Chapter 5 “I’m a Mountaineer Get Me Out of Here”
A Year in Nepal" is a book I have been writing since the beginning of this year, 2019. I'd got to my 6th chapter and somehow ran out of steam, lots of ideas, content, adventures, but just couldn't continue or explain it! I let it sit there for two months, and despite encouragement from friends … Continue reading A Year in Nepal: Chapter 1 First Impressions
Memories of a mountaineering trip into Langtang and the porters making nettle soup which looked like a thick green mess, but tasted fine. Another fine post from littlemissmonsoon, do visit her blog for more on Nepal.
I have ambled, trekked, climbed all over Nepal, from the Annapurnas and Langtang to the length of the Solu Kumbhu. Many times! Sometimes in a group, sometimes alone or with just one porter. Always new people to meet, always new sights to see. But one thing was consistent and enduring wherever I went: the Mani … Continue reading Mani walls for company
During my late mountaineering days I started to notice a few important things about myself, my fellow trekkers or mountaineers, my environment, my equipment or tools. Here is just a few: 1. I was achieving more in the Himalaya than the Alps ..... strange! 2. My general suffering from fatigue, headaches, minor ailments was reducing. … Continue reading Travel:An altitude trekkers guide to success