Author Archives: markbrightwell

The Flip Side: A First Hand Impression of Post Earthquake Reconstruction in Nepal

It’s natural for me as a photographer to want to show and share with you images of the many beautiful subjects I come across in Nepal, just as it is natural for me to gravitate towards them. And I dare … Continue reading

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Trail Running Nepal: Kathmandu Ultra

It’s my second morning in Nepal and at 5am my sleep is penetrated by an alarm; nothing untoward, just the timeless “beep-beep, beep-beep” of my Casio announcing that it’s time to move: the Kathmandu Ultra awaits. I ride across town … Continue reading

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Around the Mountain – Träume Leben

If it wasn’t for the last minute nothing would get done, so goes a saying I heard years back and which has stuck. I guess it rings true for many of us who don’t really get going until there’s that … Continue reading

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The Three Peaks

The 3 Peaks Fell Race, now in it’s 62nd year, is one of the oldest and most significant races of its kind. Until a few weeks ago however, fell running rookie that I am, I hadn’t even heard of it. … Continue reading

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The Forcan Ridge – a photostory

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They are all Mountains of the Mind

  ‘Travelling outgrows its motives. It soon proves sufficient in itself. You think you are making a trip, but soon the trip is making you – or unmaking you’ Nicholas Bouvier, The Way of the World Where does this story … Continue reading

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The Kathmandu Valley Rim in a Single Push: 172km. 12, 608m gain. Not Possible Right? Seth Decided to Find Out.

Seth has been running, mostly solo, for 36 hours. In the space of 24 hours he’s slipped 12 hours behind his best-projected estimate for arrival at our rendez-vous, The Hattiban Resort. The sheer scale and complexity of the Kathmandu Valley … Continue reading

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