Updates, Photos and Videos from the Trail of Change Expedition in the Himalayas.

Here it is: Worlds first interactive Mountainbike Movie. Try to catch all the different endings or try winning some gear: http://vd.cm/win-some-gear

Bei ihrer Tour durch das Land der Fjorde und Wasserfälle reisten Olaf Obsommer, Lukas Wielat und Philip Baues von Fluss zu Fluss — aus eigener Kraft mit dem Bike, Kajaks auf dem Anhänger und einem Zelt zum Übernachten.

Posted in Blog on 24. October 2014 | No Comments »
Good news! Thorong La Pass is finally open again. The good weather and our optimism to keep on payed off. Now we are getting prepared to cross the pass in three days from now. Winter has arrived early this year. Even at 3600m the temperature decreases far below zero and the air already smells like winter. We equipped our porters with additional gear yesterday: warm socks, gloves, sun glasses… Read Read more ... More...
Posted in Blog on 21. October 2014 | No Comments »
After two beautiful days of trekking through autumn forests we left the valley floor yesterday and climbed up a into the lower slopes of upper Marsyandi valley. Now we are in a Tibetan area again. Read the full Post on the Trail of Change Expedition Blog    Read more ... More...
Posted in Blog on 20. October 2014 | No Comments »
In the last blog post we already told you about the significant decrease of tourists in the lower part of the trek. Lodgeowners told us this was a direct effect of the road and powerplant building. We have many reasons to believe this. Yesterday and today we entered some parts that are not linked to the road yet. And still we were alone – in the main season. Read the full Post on the Trail Read more ... More...
construction workers at Marsyandi Valley
Posted in Blog on 17. October 2014 | No Comments »
We got out of the Kathmandu City with the fastest jeepride ever. It took us only 4h the starting point for the classic Annapurna circuit Trek Besisahar. We started directly with our documentation Work because when we arrived here last year it was dark and rainy but we could see the huge floodlights on a constructionside. The next Morning the locals told us about the Chinese Hydro Power Project and Read more ... More...
Trail of Change: a day of packing
Posted in Blog on 16. October 2014 | No Comments »
Second day in Nepal. During the night it stopped raining and we woke up by various sounds of the city (dogs, horns, police, buddhist and hinduist ceremonies, birds, planes, …) to a foggy october morning. The light told us that this day would be sunny with blue skies and great mountain views, which were rare in the last years due to heavy air pollution and smog over the city. The recent rainfalls Read more ... More...