Monthly Archives: November 2014

A Short Walk Around The Annapurna – Part IX – Kalopani to Tato Pani

DAY 16 – KALOPANI TO TATOPANI – PATHS LESS TRODDEN Although our day started with some fairly unremarkable plodding down the vehicle track, it wasn’t long before we picked up a narrow trail which dropped down towards the bottom of … Continue reading

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A Short Walk Around The Annapurna – Part VIII – Muktinath to Kalopani via Trails Less Trodden

DAYS 14 & 15 – MUKTINATH TO KALOPANI VIA TRAILS LESS TRODDEN  All too often the crossing of the Thorung La becomes the be all and end all of the Annapurna Circuit, after which, tired and drenched in relief, trekkers stop being … Continue reading

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A Short Walk Around The Annapurna – Part VII – Descent from Thorung La

DAY 13 – Descent from Thorung La Just as the birth canal is the passage between two different worlds, so too Thorung La. Welcome to the world of desert rock: a land more akin to parts of Afghanistan than what … Continue reading

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