Day 6 The walking begins Lukla-Karkarkading (4200m) 13/01/13 I had I rather large bowl of porridge for breakfast, almost too much to eat (which is saying something) and the standard cup of black tea. We headed off to the Lukla environment agency/ tourist office so we could register our trek, it opened a 09.00 but this being … More Never End Peace And Love (6)
Day 5 Start of the trek Kathmandu – Lukla 12/01/13 My alarm went off at 05.20 which left me enough time to get ready and leave by 05.45. At 05.40 I was downstairs ready and waiting for Aashman. Having not turned up at 0545 and after various phone calls from the hotel, at my panicked request, … More Never End Peace And Love (5)
Day 4 Final preparations for the trek 11/01/13 After a rather lazy start at 09.00 I headed to the ‘Snowman’ along Freak Street which was recommended by Rough Guides made famous for where John Lennon wrote Kathmandu. The customer service was non-existent (literally nobody showed for 5 minutes) and it really wasn’t anything special inside … More Never End Peace And Love (4)
Day 3 Kathmandu 10/01/13 After another questionable night’s sleep I got myself out of bed at 08.00 and had some toast and tea on the sunny rooftop restaurant, a very pleasant way to start the day, listening to the rumble of traffic and searching for a glimpse of the Himalayas through the smog. Black tea … More Never End Peace And Love (3)
Day 2 Kathmandu 9/01/13 My hotel room is quite nice as you would expect for $25 a night (I decided I would splash out the first couple of days until I have my plans sorted). I have a double bed but it was rather hard and I can say I have certainly had better nights sleep, … More Never End Peace And Love (2)
A year to the day after the horrific earthquake which struck Nepal I thought I would share my experiences of my trip to the county in 2013. Day 1 London Heathrow-Kathmandu (KTM) 7-8/01/13 The definition of a day is a continuous 24 hour period but I class a day as time between 2 sleeps, so … More Never End Peace And Love (1)
“The man who goes alone can start today, but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready.” Henry David Thoreau Travelling to some far flung corner of the world where they don’t speak you language can be a daunting process, especially if it is your first time travelling and I think … More Why travel solo?