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I officially arrived to the land of my mother and father’s on January 26th, 2010. It took me 33 years to do it but hey, I made it. While waiting for our bags, seeing my Filipino country-men and hearing the familiar Tagalog accents eerily made me feel like I was back home, living with my parents again.
It was an amazing, awe-inspiring trek at times and one of the most labourous workouts I have ever experienced. The 5-day Ghorepani – Ghandruk Loop Teahouse Trek had just the right number of days for us novice trekkers but it also was enough to make me salivate for more.
Oh if I had more time…I would be going on multi-week treks through the river valleys of Nepal. Rapidrunner Expeditions (www.rapidrunnerexpeditions.com) – found their pamphlet left on our dinner table in Pokhara. Paddle Nepal (www.paddlenepal.com) A multi-adventure company that also offers canyoning, kayaking as well as white water rafting. They even have a Kayak school. […]
We decided to go with 3 Sisters Adventure Trekking, a Pokhara-based trekking company and as in their name, owned and managed by three Nepali sisters. The Chhetri Sisters story is typical of what the majority of women who have overcome many social and cultural barriers when it comes to empowering women in Nepal. Women trekking […]
Thanks to Orla, Bex for organizing everything and to Nick for making sure things got organized when we arrived. We spent a wonderful get-away weekend at the renown The Last Resort, located 3 hours away from Kathmandu, on top of a green river gorge close to the Tibetan border. Rafting was initially on my radar […]
The Olympus Stylus 1030 SW, but after a day of hard-core white water rafting and being thrown around in the raft, the cosmetic piece around the camera lens broke off. I decided to risk putting the camera underwater again and it seems to be still waterproof. Dear Olympus: will this affect the waterproof performance?