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A Short Walk Around The Annapurna – Part XIV – Journey’s End

DAY 20 – JOURNEY’S END  I rise before dawn and head out to the knoll. Sunrise is preceded by a chill wind, funnelled up from the cold waters of the Mardi Kola. By the time I have set up a … Continue reading

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A Short Walk Around The Annapurna – Part XII – Ghandruk – Greed, Gurung Girls and Machapuchare

DAY 19 – GHANDRUK Ghandruk is one of the largest and most famous of Gurung villages. Poised on a hillside high above the Modi Khola, it looks across this steep sided valley to Landruk, a smaller village nestled below an … Continue reading

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