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Nov 7, 2010 - Annapurna Circuit Trek: Tag 3: Ghermu - Tal

Steile Klippen, grandiose Wasserfaelle und schwerbeladene Eselskarawanen dominierten den heutigen Tag. Und endlose Convoys von Portern. Diese bewundernswerten jungen Maenner schleppen teils bis zu 45kg (also auch mal ihr eigenes (Fliegen-)Koerpergewicht) an Saecken, Gasflaschen, Ziegeln, Holz, etc,... und ueberholen uns zumeist auch noch...in Flip Flops! Einige spektakulaere Haengebruecken gab es auch zu ueberqueren, und der Einfluss der grossen Exil-Tibetergemeinde wurde von Ortschaft zu Ortschaft mehr spuerbar, auch ablesbar an den...

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Apr 13, 2010 - Tal

Very seldom do you wake up at the first rays of the sun to the thunder of a waterfall and today was one such day. As I strolled out of the room at 5:30 am, the overnight rain had died down, and the waterfall was in full flow. The pure Himalayan air early in the morning brought a sense of peace and well-being. After having some chapatti, omelet, and tea we tied our shoe laces, put on our backpacks, and walked off into the mountains. Today’s scenery was very different from that of yesterday. There were no paddy or corn fields. We walked in a...

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