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Days 241-246, 265-279 Urban Nepal

Tuesday, December 27th, 2005

Pokhara, Kathmandu, Patan, Kakarbhitta

After our trek we relaxed for a few days in lovely Pokhara before returning to the chaos of Kathmandu and survived our first car crash of the trip.
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Days 258-264: Annapurna Circuit Trek, part 3

Wednesday, December 14th, 2005

If it wasn’t for Maoists extortion, this blog entry would be pretty long and boring. After all, it’s pretty hard to follow up a picture of vapor emanating from Marcus’ feet. (We said it was all down hill from the pass.) But we managed to include a few interesting pictures, none the less.
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Days 253-257: Annapurna Circuit Trek, part 2

Saturday, December 10th, 2005
"Those Himalayas aren't getting any shorter!" - These words have been muttered by Marcus frequently the past year to encourage us both to get into shape for the dreaded 17,769 foot Thorung La pass. Day 6: Upper Pisang to Manang (3,540m ... [Continue reading this entry]

Days 247-252: Annapurna Circuit Trek, part 1

Tuesday, December 6th, 2005
We heard that if you trip in the Himalayas and accidently snap a picture, it'll be great. So that's why there are so many pictures for this 17-day hike around the Annapurna range in Nepal (Marcus tripped a lot). ... [Continue reading this entry]

Days 237-240: Road from Lhasa to Nepal

Thursday, December 1st, 2005
Gyantse, Shigaste, Shegar, Everest Base Camp, Zhangmu We took a four day 4x4 ride from Lhasa to the Nepalese border by way of Mt. Everest through some stunning scenery. It took a bit of searching for other travellers that wanted to take ... [Continue reading this entry]