Trekking the Annapurnas: Overcoming altitude sickness in Manang

This time last week I was on top of the world. At 5,416m, I had just achieved what I dramatically – at times – thought that I would die trying to do. I sipped the world’s most expensive cup of tea, had a worry about about the changeable weather and insisted we leave as quickly… Continue reading Trekking the Annapurnas: Overcoming altitude sickness in Manang

Evidence of the Earthquake in Kathmandu

The first thing you’ll notice about Kathmandu is the dust. Walking around the city, everyone – tourists and locals alike – walks with masks stretched across their faces. Horses, motorbikes and cars trundle past, leaving gritty clouds in their wake. Spend any longer than an hour walking around, and you’ll begin to feel the dirt… Continue reading Evidence of the Earthquake in Kathmandu