Flying in Nepal is a experience just like everything else. Due to the weather changing all the time flights do get delayed a lot. We were lucky leaving Pokhara as we only had a short delay. I am not the best flyer and flying in Nepal is pretty scary at times. The clouds are low … Continue reading Bye Bye Nepal
Day 18 (Continued...) After taking in sunset and breakfast we packed our bags up to make our way back down. You go back the same way for most of it but then you turn off at Tadapani and make your way down to Phedi. MK was eager to get going, he walked so fast we … Continue reading Annapurna Base Camp Final
Day 16 We woke up at the crack of dawn. I walked outside to be greeted to a view of mountain peaks. It was incredible. I had never seen anything so beautiful. After breakfast we had to pack up and head out for our day of walking. This was the biggest town we had stayed … Continue reading Annapurna Base Camp Part 2
Day 11 (continued) We were on a flight and in Pokhara in the blink of a eye. MK was very quiet, our guide was still smiling and I was trying to keep conversation going. It was just soul destroying after a year of dedication that we were not even going to attempt the Everest Base … Continue reading Annapurna Base Camp Part One
Day 8 The day was finally here. We were up early at 5AM. I had actually been awake since 3AM with nerves about our adventure ahead and the flight . The flight to Lukla ( the start of the hike to Base Camp Everest) takes off from Kathmandu and in a short 20 minuets you … Continue reading Getting to Lukla
Day 3 (continued...) The bus was pretty comfy and we had air conditioning. We were pretty confident we would survive our 8 hour trip. Leaving Kathmandu we slowly made our way through the busy roads, cows and people trying to sell us food through the bus window. Once we had left the city we drove … Continue reading Chitwan National Park.
Winter is half way through. It is actually unbelievable that back home everyone is melting in the heat and here in Australia it is cold, wet and miserable. I am not going to let the weather keep me in. I have a few activities on the social calendar over the next few months and I … Continue reading Ladies who…
77 days now until we leave for Nepal (less when this blog actually posts) so thought I would give you guys a bit of a update. I am still on Optifast having the two shakes a day and a low cal meal for dinner. I have had a few nights out with drinks but very … Continue reading Nepal Prep Update.
Over the July long weekend we stayed in Sydney to save some pennies and to do a hike. As you all well know we are training for base camp trek in September. We have already done a few hikes over the past few months. The hike we did this weekend was to the Ruined Castle … Continue reading Blue Mountains Ruined Castle
3 and a half months until we leave for Nepal. We have started to do training to get our body's in the best shape for the Trek. Decided to jot down what we have been doing and what we have planned. Footwear Both of us bought new hiking boots at the beginning of the year. … Continue reading Nepal Training May.