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    Re: Report from Kathmandu

    Hi Lars Thank You for your report particularly interesting as I will be there next week ! I sent this to my friend in KMD but he is saying it is partly right ,but there are many tourists and no...
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    Its That Question again !!!

    Hi Folks We are off again to Nepal in 4 weeks , and once again I ask the question
    Where are your favourite Eating Resteraunts Chilling out places in Kathmandu and Pokhara
    I have...
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    Re: Trekking this Autumn and UK FO advice

    Thats what I was thinking so no flights to Jomson for us then !! I ll check out the other insurance companies you mention
    Cheers Redders
    By the...
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    Trekking this Autumn and UK FO advice

    Hi Folks I am due to go on a Trek with some friends to Nepal in 5 weeks
    The Uk FO advice is saying for parts of Nepal Advice against all but essential travel
    This obviously means that...
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    My Itinerary for OCT/NOV

    Hi Folks I just thought I d let you folks have a look at my Itinerary for next season I m taking some friends down the west side of Annapurna and up to ABC
    Ideally I would like to gain...
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    Re: Travel Insurance and Implications for Nepal

    Thanks Scoodly I noticed yesterday the FO had changed its advice , and under current advice we will be able to go to Nepal and trekk and be covered by travel insurance , so as things go now ...
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    Re: Travel Insurance and Implications for Nepal

    Hi Escher thanks for that info I have just checked with my travel insurance company NATWEST and they say that if the Foreign Office advise against ALL travel to Nepal you are NOT covered ...
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    Re: Travel Insurance and Implications for Nepal

    Hi Landfall Thanks for your reply and info about World Nomads sadly I too am over 60 so TOO OLD !!! to trek Ha Ha !
    But you seem to be missing my point of the post . In the UK if the...
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    Travel Insurance and Implications for Nepal

    Hi Folks I have just checked with the UK Foreign Office and they are advising against ALL BUT ESSENTIAL travel to Nepal
    I then telephoned my Travel Insurance office and asked how this would...
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    Re: “Not well organized trip. Disappointed!”

    Hi Cecelia Thanks for your interesting post You clearly didnt have a good time HOWEVER I m not sure that by keep posting the same complaints under different headings is going to do your...
  11. Re: Annapurna Base Camp and Jomson Trek estimate of costs

    Thanks Scoodly Really helpful information as always ! I thought the porters were a bit high but the costs are between 3 of us so ,I ll think about it ,maybe haggle it down a bit But ...
  12. Annapurna Base Camp and Jomson Trek estimate of costs

    Hi Folks
    I m trying to estimate the costs of my next trek Could anyone tell me
    The price of a plane ticket KMD to Pokhara return
    The price of plane ticket Pokhara to...
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    Re: What is Happening ??

    Hi Escher Driving up Kirkstone early Saturday morning white peaks and orange glow probably looking at the same hills as you at the same time ,beautiful !!! on our way to Striding Edge on...
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    What is Happening ??

    Hi Folks What is Happening to this website or should I say what is NOT happening on this website ? Last post 21st November in the main trekking season Are you all out trekking ,lucky...
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    Re: Annapurna Base Camp trek

    Hi There There are people on here with more knowledge than me on that trek but I would think its getting a bit close to monsoon season for me
    How ever that doesnt mean you wont have a great...
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    Re: Annapurna Circuit 2014 road and Route update

    Good Morning Petrus Your on the topic very interesting . Its a shame but there are going to be BAD trekkers as well as good thats life ! I once saw a woman trying to save £1 for room by...
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    Re: Annapurna Circuit 2014 road and Route update

    Hi Folks Just something that occured to me whilst on this topic
    Have any of you had problems with Guides or Porters ,if you were following for instance Andrees off road route (which is of...
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    Annapurna Circuit 2014 road and Route update

    Hi Folks
    Thinking of having another look at Annapurna Circuit next year last went in 2006 when we had to pay the Maoists
    I was wondering if there was any of us on here that have been round...
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    Re: Tribhuvan Airport - article by Kunda Dixit

    Ha Ha ! Great article ! are you sure you did nt write it Yak !?
    We should ask this guy to join this Forum as an Honorary Member !!
    Cant wait to get back to the chaos , what about the Lukla...
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    Re: New Regulation Compulsory trekking Guides

    Thanks Harry
    I agree with most of what you say ,especially about early judgement of Thorung La Incident
    I have a lifetime of walking and climbing in mountains so have become accustomed to...
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    Re: New Regulation Compulsory trekking Guides

    Hi GuideforTrek
    Thanks for a GREAT reply !
    Its certainly given many of us on here a lot of information about how Guide is trained
    I for one would consider hiring a Guide if he had...
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    Re: New Regulation Compulsory trekking Guides

    Hi Guide for Trek I wonder if you could tell us what qualifications the licensed Guides have Now
    Where do they take their examinations and what are they learning ?
    from my observations...
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    New Regulation Compulsory trekking Guides

    Hi Folks Have you heard anything about the new rumour of Compulsory Local "trained " Trekking Guides ,proposals to be brought in before next trekking season , also the rumour says that you...
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    Topical Topic Guides

    Hi Folks As the tragedy unfolds in Annapurna region ,its seems that some of the blame for this disaster is being loaded onto the trekking Guides
    I wonder what you folks think about Nepali...
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    Trekkers Killed on Thorung la

    Hi Guys
    Just read on the BBC News that 12 Trekkers were killed in freak blizzards on descent from Thorung La ,not sure which side they were caught on
    Really sad news my wife and I...
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