1998: Mountain dreaming in Annapurna, Nepal

2 05 2013

Angelina Hue

I recently came across a post about a couple who was hiking in Nepal’s Annapurna Circuit as part of their 330-day adventure around the world. Because it was written in French, I took the time to read it instead of skimming through (which is what I probably would have done if it was in English).

It is a rather long post, but what fond memories it brought back… the crisp mountain air which became cloaked in a constant mist as we got higher, the incredible hardiness of the local porters and womenfolk, the never-ending horizon of snow-capped peaks, the small bright orange blooms outside the teahouses, sipping hot tea and eating Tibetan bread with eggs at breakfast, experiencing hail for the first time, side-stepping massive blobs of yak dung every few minutes and passing down the warning to those behind, climbing in the dark to get to the top of…

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