A flatlander in the mountains: would that ever work?

After yesterday’s false start the hard work of 18 days trekking can finally start. We are walking a long loop through the Everest region, ascending and descending over three high passes: Kongma La (5460m), Cho La (5350m) and Renjo La (5200m). In between we will climb some smaller peaks of around 4000m to 5300m, partly for views and partly for acclimatisation. The trip can be … Continue reading A flatlander in the mountains: would that ever work?

Busride of death – but not ours

The following morning we left early to visit our 5* accommodation next to the Nagerhole national park. The KAAV (pronounced as Kawu) Safari Lodge has some fine rooms and luxurious tents, amazing food and an infinity pool. Whilst pricy we decided to go for it (it’s our honeymoon after all). So far we found that bus drivers were pretty sensible compared to what we experienced … Continue reading Busride of death – but not ours