Trail of Change: WEATHER CONDITIONS CHANGE ITINERARY

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Jomsom is the local logistic center in the Upper Takh Khola (Kali Gandaki Valley). It has a small airport and most of the trekkers go from here back down to Kathmandu or Pokhara. Yesterday we met our our cook and … Read More

Trail of Change: CROSSING THE PASS

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The first ones on top and the last ones who left. Yesterday we succesfully crossed the Thorung La. A Story about cold fingers and speed records… When we arrived on Sunday in Thorung Phedi High Camp (4850m) we had two … Read More

Trail of Change: SNOW, ALTITUDE AND PROGRESS

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We are on the way up. Friday we spent with working and a nice 6h acclimatisation climb from Manang (3550m) up a crumbling moraine ridge to a snowy plateau at around 4200m. Read the full Post on the Trail of Change … Read More

Trail of Change: THORONG LA PASS (5552M) OPEN AGAIN

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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. … Read More

Trail of Change: WORKING, WAITING, ACCLIMATIZING

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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 … Read More

Trail of Cange: ANNAPURNA BURIED IN SNOW

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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 … Read More

Trail of Cange: CHANGE AS IST HAPPENS

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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 … Read More

Trail of Change: A DAY OF PACKING

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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 … Read More

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