Category Archives: Ghandruk

A Short Walk Around The Annapurna – Part XIII – Ghandruk to Pothana

DAY 19 – GHANDRUK TO POTHANA I dance off down the steep stone staircases which wind relentlessly to the valley bottom far below. I have not travelled far before I am distracted from my downwards progress. On the stone paving … 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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A Short Walk Around The Annapurna – Part XI – Ghorepani to Ghandruk – Frost, Snow and an Alaskan Bush Hippy

DAY 18 – GHOREPANI TO GHANDRUK My alarm goes before dawn, waking me for just long enough to look out the window, establish that we are still inside a cloud and turn over to rest some more: so, my third … Continue reading

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