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Pothana – Australian Camp – Pokhara

We were finally into our tenth day, our final day of our Annapurna Base Camp trek. Was up at 5 am for the sunrise at Pothana. Weather was good unlike Poon Hill and we managed to get our glorious sunrise … Continue reading

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Jhinudanda to Pothana

It was day number nine and everyone appeared to be perky for the morning. Very likely the lower altitude was instrumental in the change of mood. We were up early, ready for the trek and even took time to pose … Continue reading

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Bamboo to Jhinudanda

Mei was feeling much better in the morning after a good night’s rest at Bamboo. I believe the descend of 1,350 meters from MBC ‘s 3,700 meters to Bamboo’s 2,400 meters played the main part. She was truly suffering from … Continue reading

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Descending from MBC to Bamboo

April 3 – Was the D-Day for Annapurna. Couldn’t sleep much of the night as Mei and Yit were having restless sleeps throughout the night with very heavy breathing. Got woken up at 4 am for the sunrise trek up … Continue reading

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Onward to Annapurna Base Camp

The morning in Deurali was quite frenzy. Today’s the day for the final climb to Annapurna Base Camp. We continued climbing immediately through harsh mountain terrain. It was harsh, rugged terrain but it was beautiful. We had to cross icy … Continue reading

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Deurali – the doorway to Annapurna

Day 5 – We started off after breakfast from Sinuwa like clock work. Being doing the same for the past 4 days and encountered endless trekking up and down. After leaving the village of Sinuwa, we climbed up a ledge … Continue reading

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Tadapani – Chhomrong – Sinuwa

After raining relentless through the night, the rains finally stopped just before dawn. We woke up to a glorious sunrise which we missed the previous morning at Poon Hill. Looking back at a map in the rest house, we have … Continue reading

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