Annapurna Circuit Trek, Nepal- Day 6 Manang to Letdar

As it was raining when I went to sleep, I wondered if walking from Manang to Letdar would be in pouring rain. When I got up I could hear the rain before I could see it. But when you have to go you have to go! So I got out and went about having an … Read more

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Annapurna Circuit Trek, Nepal- Day 5 Rest and Acclimatization Day at Manang

Even though it was a rest day, I still woke up at 5.30 am and looked out of the window. And after just one look, I went to sleep again, it was completely overcast, not a patch of color that I usually associate with the sunrise or the morning sky! I eventually woke up at … Read more

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Annapurna Circuit Trek, Nepal- Day 4 Pisang to Manang

In May 2012 when I was flying out of Lukla after the Everest Base Camp Trek there were posters all over the place saying, “See you in Manang.” Well, there I was, at Manang. When I woke up at 5.45 in the evening it was completely overcast and the wind was howling all around. When … Read more

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Annapurna Circuit Trek, Nepal- Day 3 Chame to Pisang

After a good rest and 2 chapatis and an omelet for breakfast I was ready to start for Pisang. There was no rain when I started off, the route as usual was beautiful. As usual there were clouds. Starting from Chame, Annapurna Circuit Trek, Nepal I was a bit optimistic as I had a relatively … Read more

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Flowers at Manang, Nepal

There was a time in February when I thought all my trips were getting cancelled. I have traveled some since then! Rishikesh, Gulmarg, Shillong, Guwahati, Sri Lanka, South Africa and Nepal, I hope I have not missed out on something here. And currently while you read this I am at Te Aroha, Dhanachuli, Uttarakhand. I … Read more

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Manang, Nepal

Walking in the valleys of Nepal is such a pleasure. This time there were too much rains (just look at the sky in the picture) which hid the views. But even then trekking in Nepal is incredibly beautiful. Look at the picture and imagine what it would have been like if the clouds were not … Read more

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