By Monika Terfloth – Part 7 of 10 of the Mother in-law in Nepal and India series. Day 5 – Ghandruk to Naya Pul Ghandruk is as beautiful this morning as it was last night. However, we wake up complaining, stiff and sore. It is our final day of the trek and despite the whining, […]
By Monika Terfloth – Part 6 of 10 of the Mother in-law in Nepal and India Series. Day 4 Tadapani to Ghandruk We are up early again this morning still smiling and remembering the music and dancing from yesterday evening and beautiful Machhapuchhare (Fishtail Mountain) is clearly in view. It is about 6:30 when we […]
By Monika Terfloth – Part 5 of 10 of the Mother in-law in Nepal and India Series. Day 3 Ghorapani to Tadapani We awake at 4am and in the darkness and head for Poon Hill. Six of us instead of seven this time. In the lead this time is Renuka. Maina has decided to remain […]
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.
This is part 4 of 10 of the “Mother in-law” series IN Nepal and India. Day 2: Hille to Ghorapani The monsoon rains came again overnight and I awake to the sound of a donkey bells. I look down over the narrow balcony railing to see a train of donkeys, laden with sacks making their […]
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 […]