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    Tarmac Road Jiri to Lukla

    Not sure if this is "old news" but should make for an interesing debate. I personally would hate to see the traditional route disapear, but a tarmac road makes sense to alleviate delays at the...
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    Re: Makalu Base camp to Jiri?

    Thank you for the input guys,

    I quickly dismissed this as an option as I don't want to be humpimg all the gear required, although the route looks awesome and may be a future option as I have the...
  3. Thread: journey times??

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    Re: journey times??

    Thank you!

    Regards

    PFC
  4. Thread: journey times??

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    journey times??

    I am trying to put a route together that has probably been done many times, but am interested in how long it would take so will try to break it up into sections so I can add or take them out if...
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    Re: Makalu Base camp to Jiri?

    Scoodly.

    Thanks for the info, much appreciated.

    Regards

    PFC
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    Makalu Base camp to Jiri?

    Hi Guys,

    Have not posted on here since 2009!! Work and life got in the way (moving from Germany to UK and then to Cyprus didn't help)

    I am planning to come over to Nepal for six weeks and want...
  7. Thread: Driving To Everest

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    Re: Driving To Everest

    thanks for your advise, once again invaluable.

    PFC
  8. Thread: Driving To Everest

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    Driving To Everest

    Having trekked for many years (alone, with groups and teaching Young people for their Duke of Edinburgh Award), my wife has just dropped a bombshell that she wants to go to Everest (Base Camp),...
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    Re: going to the toilet on a trek

    Dear Mr Yakshaver,
    May I take the time out to once again thank you on your witty and incisive humour! I always thought it was only us Brits that could have a long and...
  10. Thread: What Jacket?

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    Re: What Jacket?

    7 rucksacks - varoius sizes for every ocassion.
    3 duffle bags of 110 ltr plus? (who carries that much kit!!!)

    you can never have enough!

    PFC
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    Re: Maoists Beat Up Tourist in Kaski

    Yakshaver,

    I think you may have a point, the only problem with you rationale is that these "people" have already had all the customer training service they're ever going to need. they have...
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    Re: Maoists Beat Up Tourist in Kaski

    Boulia,

    Your right of course. I just think sometimes with situations that you can't really change, except maybe by boycotting Nepal, that making light of a situation is all you can do, I think...
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    Re: Maoists Beat Up Tourist in Kaski

    I'm coming to Bucherest! the local kids just don't burn your car out for 2. sounds like a cheap deal round your way. saying that, i'm assuming the stadard form of transport round your way is the...
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    Re: Maoists Beat Up Tourist in Kaski

    WOW!
    What a situation, still it's like being extorted by local kids who "mind your car" while you go shopping etc, you know you don't want to pay, but what are consequences if you don't (and yes...
  15. Thread: April over October

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    Re: April over October

    Per,
    Please, please, please stop posting your stunning photo's, it makes me want to board a plane tommorrow for Nepal! seriously, thank you for not only explaining to me about the different...
  16. Thread: April over October

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    Re: April over October

    OK, Thanks for your input, as always it is much appreciated and welcome. I think I had already decided to postpone till April 09, looking at Coast to Coast or Pennine Way for 08. The second question...
  17. Thread: April over October

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    Re: April over October

    Fantastic walking, went in August, hot days cold(ish) nights, two days of rain. May is OK (but wetter).

    PFC.
  18. Thread: April over October

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    Re: April over October

    thanks Sharon,

    I know there will always be other trekkers around, and that's one appeal for me in Nepal. I just didn't want to think I on on a sponsered walk! The AC really appeals, again I just...
  19. Thread: April over October

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    April over October

    OK, I've read all the horror stories about hundreds of marauding trekkers being led around the AC by Sherpa's during the months of October / November. This has put me off doing my planned trek next...
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    Re: busy trails, ebc trek

    WOW! thats almost scary.
    If your out there Mr Shaver, Congrats!!! have you ever considered putting yourself up as an Ambassador for Nepal? you must know the country inside out.

    PFC
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    Re: busy trails, ebc trek

    1198 Posts, methinks maybe Mr Shaver is a little obsessed? good to have such dedicated and helpful people on this Forum long may it (He) continue.

    PFC
  22. Thread: Type of Footwear

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    Re: Type of Footwear

    Make sure you double bag, would'nt want any unfortunate spillages!


    PFC
  23. Thread: Type of Footwear

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    Re: Type of Footwear

    I don't see this as a stecific Nepal / AC discussion / dilema. To me any Trek in any terain in any part of the World requires specific equipment. to me (and maybe logic does not dictate!) the right...
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    Re: Online Yeti Shaving...

    Wicked!!can now shave a yeti without a tetinus jab required.

    PFC
  25. Thread: Flies?

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    Re: Flies?

    Not been to Nepal yet, but always!!! carry and use my own cutlery and cup when treking. always, always carry dry hand cleaner and use a lot. call me paranoid I don't think so.

    PFC
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