Monthly archive for March2013

Upper Mustang – Out of Season

Being here out of season definitely has pro’s and con’s. Prior to arrival I knew we were coming early in the season but I didn’t know the distribution of visitors to upper mustang so I didn’t really know what to expect. I knew that Hampi…

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Day 5 – The Snow Leopard

We’re in Tsarang. The snow started falling around 2am and continues to fall. We are at 3650m and there is about 5-10cm of settled snow. It’s 7.15am and here are no signs of life from the folk at Maya’s Inn. Our 7am breakfast seems to…

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Irrational Fear

Arriving in Nepal and getting a taxi from KTM airport to Thamel one thing became abundantly clear. The concept of a motorway is many miles away. Paved roads are barely paved, and the rest are dirt roads. Still, I have no problem with dirt roads,…

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Nepal – The Plan

1. Fly to Kathmandu 2. Get to Pokhara 3. Get a guide and permits to enter Upper Mustang 4. Get to Lo Manthang 5. Get back to Kathmandu and fly to Japan Bish. Bash. Bosh. We did manage to tick through our plan and get…

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