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    Re: Nepal Govt raise National Park Fees

    Don`t you realise that you are also a tourist, of which you complain about so vehemently. You also say that it is time for you to move on to pastures unspoilt,
    which will then become spoilt by your...
  2. Thread: Best boots

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    Re: Best boots

    Try a pair of Meindl boots, Burma or Borneo (Gortex lined).
    They are not cheap, about 155 a pair, but very comfortable, durable and good looking.
    I am now on my 4th pair, and wear them almost...
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    Re: Kun Lun Ulugh Muztagh II expedition pictures

    Brilliant photos Petrus, and what an adventure just getting to BC.
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    Re: July Trek - some pics 1

    Hey Yakshaver
    Loved the sign saying " Hore and porter available to Muktinath!
    Presume an "s" was missing.
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    Re: Blast from the past on the Annapurna Circuit

    Yes, it was a nice video, and I agreed with what he said about the changes for the worse on the Annapurna Curcuit.
    I too was very disappointed with my last trek of the AC in 2009, but I did think...
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    Re: Indian Visa Photos

    You will probably find this hard to believe, but I have had yet another phone call from VFS regarding my double entry visa. They said that they could not open the link to the itinerary I e-mailed...
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    Re: Indian Visa Photos

    51mmx51mm? That`s 2inches by 2 inches in old money!
    Anyway the saga continues, I have had my passport returned again because they want a full itinerary of my travels, as I have asked for a double...
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    Indian Visa Photos

    I have just had my Indian Visa application returned because I used passport sized photos instead of the 50mm x 50mm photos they demand!
    I have used passport sized photos on all my previous...
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    Re: Private EBC trek questions

    Unless you literally can`t stand your own company, I don`t see how anyone could be "bored" trekking to EBC. The scenery is absolutely fantastic, as are the Nepalese people, villages, porters etc....
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    Sticky: Re: Nepal Photo Galleries

    Brilliant photos Globaltrekker, the detail and clarity was awesome.

    Can you tell us what camera you were using?
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    Re: Whitewater rafting.

    Thanks for that Escher, particularly regarding the elephant ride through Chitwan. I do not think I would be able to stop myself verbally or physically remonstrating with someone who was abusing an...
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    Whitewater rafting.

    I know this is a trekking website, but I wondered if anyone has been whitewater rafting in Nepal, and if so, could they offer advice or recommend a rafting company.
    I have now been trekking seven...
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    Private messages

    Has anyone else been recieving private messages to their e-mail, supposedly through Trekinfo, from the type of freak who occasionally infest these websites?
    The one I recieved yesterday was from...
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    Re: Mobile Phones in Nepal

    Definately the doofus (whatever that is!) with the mobile phone.

    Happy Xmas everybody.
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    Re: It's a Small World

    Great tale Escher, and brilliant photos to accompany it.
    Relieved to hear that Nick recovered to climb, and have other adventures again.
  16. Thread: Trekinfo.com

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    Re: Trekinfo.com

    Hi Julia

    Perhaps I could start the ball rolling by re-producing a message I posted almost 3 years ago, where I suggested a new thread called "Trekkers Tales" or similar.


    Trekker`s tales.
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  17. Thread: Trekinfo.com

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    Trekinfo.com

    As much as I enjoy this website, I feel it is getting a bit "same old, same old", and that most of the questions have been asked, and answered, many times before.
    The website is titled Trekinfo.com,...
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    Re: Annapurna Circuit Mobile Phone Coverage

    I do not know for sure if there is any mobile phone coverage on the AC, I suspect not and sincerely hope not.
    The AC is getting spoilt with the building of the road without hearing people jabbering...
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    Sticky: Re: Nepal Photo Galleries

    Annapurna photos.

    http://picasaweb.google.co.uk/a21jbg/AnnapurnaTrekkingPhotos#
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    Sticky: Re: Nepal Photo Galleries

    It`s a bit quiet on here lately, so I thought I would share some of my trekking photos with you, as I have just learnt how to transfer photos to a web album and provide a link.
    Who says you can`t...
  21. Re: Number of visitors to the Sagarmatha National Park?

    Brilliant photos Sujoy, thanks for sharing them.
  22. Thread: EBC Pics

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    Re: EBC Pics

    Excellent photos, well worth waiting for.
  23. Thread: Tipping

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    Re: Tipping

    $30 to $50 is the norm, although I have tipped from $0 (to a Porter/Guide who lost half of my gear. I told him my tip to him was in not reporting him to the trekking agency) to $100 to a Guide and...
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    Sticky: Re: Nepal Photo Galleries

    the silvertops............my favourite is the "pure, simple smile" from the Annapurna collection. It encapsulates for me, the openness and friendliness of the Nepalese people.
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    Re: Nepal Photos (semi-pro)

    Does anyone know what happened to Pmatt`s photos? Clicking on to the link he provided says that they have moved.
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