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An Astonishing Mixture of Hit and Miss

A bone-shaking bus ride takes us from Chitwan, north to the Gorkha Hill Resort, then a swift afternoon thunderstorm clears the air. We are greeted the following morning by beautiful mountain views (too far away for my modest camera). We … Continue reading

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Great Rhododendron Trees Tower Over Us

3rd April, 2002. We break camp at 8.30 in the morning and walk 8.3 crow-flying miles up another 2,300 feet in 8 hours.  This is much steeper than yesterday, with even more ups and downs.  We leave the villages behind and … Continue reading

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