Monthly Archives: August 2012

The Annapurna Diaries : Annapurna 2, Paungda Danda & The Peaceful Forest

Contd. from 9000 feet & Chame The morning of April 6th was bright and sunny. The rain had subsided and it had eventually stopped sometime during the night. Wet traces however remained in the lodge’s porch and the adjoining narrow … Continue reading

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The Annapurna Diaries : 9000 feet & Chame

Contd. from Nubra and Obelix’s Menhir “KB, how’s the trail today?”, I inquired. KB, looked at us and pointed his index finger upwards, with a smile. “What, it’s vertical?”. “No, not vertical but it’s up, and up and up, then … Continue reading

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The Annapurna Diaries: Nubra & Obelix’s Menhir

Contd. from part 3 – Hoodlums The backpack weighed 14 kilos, the last I had checked it. It seemed just right. I was carrying just 7 sets of clothes for 21 Days and was travelling light. I unhooked the water … Continue reading

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The Annapurna Diaries: Hoodlums

Contd. from part 2 – Street Hustlers and Everest West Ridge Monday April 2nd 2012, saw an early start. The alarm buzzed away shamelessly. In the dim orange glow cast by the bulb in the passageway, I could see our … Continue reading

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