It was another early start for me as I was playing tourist again today. This time I was off to Doi Inthanon National Park – the highest point in Thailand. Technically it was part of the Himalayan mountain ranges but … Continue reading Visiting the Highest Point in Thailand!
I spent two weeks in Chiang Mai to unwind after Nepal. I went straight from working 45+ hours a week to hiking to the base of Mt Everest and it wa time for this gal to have a holiday. This … Continue reading Chiang Mai in Visuals
After our little adventure getting very close to nature, we had no time to catch our breath. Next stop was the elephant breeding centre to play with some baby elephants. If you know me well, then you know that I’m … Continue reading Elephant Baths and Jeep Safaris
“Don’t make eye contact, don’t look, don’t look! Okay run, RUN!” The three of us bolted, following the zig-zag pattern that our guide was doing to throw them off course. My camera bag bounced against my hip as I ran, … Continue reading The Day I Got Chased By A Rhino
This morning was an early start. C and I had to be at the bus station 6:15am for our bus to Pokhara and after a pretty cruisy couple of days, it was a bit hard to function at this hour … Continue reading Peaceful Pokhara
Before we left for Base Camp, our lead guide Dawa had said that reaching Base Camp would change your life. He hadn’t elaborated much on it, but his words lingered on my mind as we hiked back to Gorak Shep … Continue reading Better than EBC – The hike to Kala Patthar
Today is the day! The big one! The one we have all been waiting for – BASE CAMP DAY! It was a little bittersweet to be honest, we’d come so far not just physically but mentally and now the whole … Continue reading EBC Trek – BASE CAMP DAY!!!!
After a relaxing day yesterday we were ready and firing to go to Lobuche. It had been a long afternoon yesterday and most of us were just eager to get even further into the trek. We left Dingboche around 8am … Continue reading EBC Trek – Dingboche to Lobuche
Our time in Dingboche was mainly to acclimatise so we had an extra day here relax and find some extra red blood cells to keep us oxgenated up higher! There wasn’t a whole lot to do in Dingboche so we … Continue reading EBC Trek – Dingboche
Wow, today was the most incredible day! For many reasons! Firstly, before breakfast I had a little wander around the village. The early morning had brought on clear skies and revealed what we had missed out on yesterday when we … Continue reading EBC Trek – Tengboche to Dingboche