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.
Written by Monika Terfloth. This is part 3 of 10 of the “Mother in-law” series IN Nepal and India. We arrived back from our trek yesterday afternoon. What an stunning 5 days, I hardly know where to begin. It may take a few trips down to this internet cafe to write each of several chapters. […]
Written by Monika Terfloth. This is part 2 of 10 of the “Mother in-law” series IN Nepal and India. We left Kathmandu yesterday at the crack of dawn and headed for Pokhara by hired car. Pokhara is the take-off point for our trek which starts tomorrow. The words flashing through my mind as we drove […]
Taking off was easy and the whole feeling of being lifted off the ground reminded me of being on those carousel swing rides at an amusement park when I was a kid. Surprisingly, I wasn’t really nervous at all but really anxious to fly. Peter, my calm, confident, reassuring Czech was great.
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 […]