Lesson: Always be open to new interactions, who knows, you might just make an awesome new friend or four
his was probably the hardest day of the whole trek for me. A sleepless night with a 4:45 wake up call to head off and up (please note the word UP – doing steps UP first thing in the morning is definitely not my strong point!) to Poon Hill.
The terraced fields of Ulleri, the donkeys walking past carrying all that is needed by us crazy tourists to places higher up the mountains and then seeing the snow-capped mountains of the direction we were heading to. Yip we were heading somewhere into those peaks.
So we started off on our adventure walking from Nayaul to our first night’s stay in the village of Tirkhedunga. Here you learn early on, that the ABC trek is a lot of steps up and then steps down… this wouldn’t be the end of the steps
Over the next 12 posts I will be sharing with you my adventure up to Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) in Nepal. To be honest, my dream has been to visit Tibet, but when I heard that my friend Helen’s husband, Roland runs a trekking company, (The Mountain Company) and organizes treks around the world, I had a look-see what was on offer…
New Beginnings, starting over and getting into the groove. This is my first recording while I travel overseas, a nice gentle hatha yoga class that works your legs, hips, spine and shoulders. About 70 minutes of yoga, breathing and relaxation.
So what do you do on a Yoga cruise you may ask? Well, firstly you check in to your cabin which we found
Thank Goodness I’m not a Yoga Octopus! People often think that Yoga teachers are these really chilled, relaxed, unfazed, unfrazzled and enlightened beings… Needless to say, they couldn’t be further from the truth if they tried. So, sorry to break your image of your Yoga teacher and friend, but I would just like to tell […]
3 Vital questions all teachers should ask new students. If my Cape Town phone doesn’t get at least one phone call a week with someone asking me what Yoga should they should practice in South Africa, I would call it a quiet week! Nearly on a daily basis I get an influx of emails in […]