Poon Hilai ma, phool jasto sundari… A morning in Poon Hill. We started walking up at around 6 AM. We were already late but I was determined to reach at the top. Stuart pulled off from the hiking within first five minutes. Then it was turn of porter. I thought Martha would make it to the top considering the way she walked the day before. … Continue reading On The Top Of Poon Hill (Day 3)
Finally, I am in Ghorepani (or Ghodepani), the place that stayed in my mind after I read the description in an article published in San Francisco Chronicle. It is evening and the cloud has ruined my view of Himals (snowy mountains) including the great Annapurna and Dhaulagiri range. We three- Martha, Stuart and myself- played cards (Ace or Call Break or Golkhadi as we call … Continue reading On Ghorepani. Wireless Internet A Dream?
Where are you, tower? I want to see the Dhawalagiri Annapurna range. On way to Poon Hill!! The trek on Day Two started from Ulleri and oh…boy what a trail it was. [I will be briefly mentioning the Day One at the end of this post for there was nothing much exciting in the trail.] Very different from the previous day. Green, shade, breeze, the … Continue reading Annapurna Trekking: From Ulleri to Ghorepani (Day 2)
Yes, I am leaving Pokhara tomorrow morning for a week long Annapurna Trek. Two American girls, students of photography, will be traveling with me. So I will not be alone. I have never gone to that part of the country before but I am excited. I am hoping to go to Ghorepani, Ghandruk and Landruk. I have been hearing about this trek route since I … Continue reading Ready to Rock: In the Hills of Annapurna