There is nothing nicer than knowing where you are going to and what you can expect. The same room, the same hosts, the same delicious food, the same hot chocolate, similar views.
We all made it up and out our cottage to see the sunrise from what is known as Annapurna Base Camp.
If you know where you want to go in life, what your goals and aims are, then follow the path, keep going, take a break when need be, but keep at it, slowly slowly does it. Because trust me, when you get there, it is so worth the effort!
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…