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  1. Thread: Trek info

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    I have been wondering how everyone is coping in Nepal now 4 months have past. There is nothing on the news anymore, I sometimes get an update on the Kathmandu post about flooding in the monsoon, how...
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    Re: Trek info

    I am really happy to see there has been positive posts in reply to my thread, I had thought maybe there would be no response.

    I read an article from a trekker about being in the earthquake area of...
  3. Thread: Trek info

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    I understand not everyone likes facebook, it is a very useful tool to keep in touch. Although I wouldn't want to be a teenager using it!!

    So maybe we should keep things going on her landfall38,...
  4. Thread: Trek info

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    Trek info

    Putting aside briefly all the sadness in Nepal, I am surprised there has not been more talk on here about what has happened in Nepal. I have been reading and thinking about the poor people in Nepal...
  5. Thread: So sorry

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    Re: So sorry

    Yes, me too, it seems so quiet on the forum after such a major event, it is a terrible disaster for Nepal, I hope the governments of the world give aid and help. I hope people give even just 1 or $1...
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    Re: KTM airport still closed

    We flew home last night, Etihad put on an extra flight only half an hour between them. All went smoothly, no delays. Hopefully this will continue. We spoke t a few people who had been stranded for...
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    Re: What is Happening ??

    Thank you Daniel. We has a great time, arrived back today, no problems with the flight thank goodness. Think we were really lucky.
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    Re: What is Happening ??

    We are in Pokhara now. Just come down from our trek, although a little disjointed due to changing plans, we had a good time. There has been a lot of rain and higher up snow, even Pokhara is chilly.
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  9. Thread: Fitness

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    Re: Fitness

    It's a bit odd wanting to carry your own pack to some, i like a challenge, and carrying a heavier pack than you are used to is challenging up a steep incline at altitude. But you do get used to it,...
  10. Thread: Fitness

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    Re: Fitness

    My last trek up to ABC I carried my own kit and I'm average fit for a 51 year old woman. Altitude sickness can kick in at 2000m for some unlucky people, average I'd say is 3000m, it does may you feel...
  11. Re: August 2014: Nar-Phu and Annapurna Circuit trekking in monsoon

    This info about treking out of season is great, really don't want to go when it's full of tourists and by the sounds of it out of season is just a good. What is the heat like in Nepal in August/early...
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    Re: luscious yeti woman

    I have been amused of late reading older posts about the luscious yeti woman, in fact Yakshaver reminded me just recently in a post looking for companions. He mentions Escher and the Lyw, but of...
  13. Thread: Is it me?

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    Re: Is it me?

    Yes, very true Redders, luckily I do not have the problem of trekking alone. But asking for advice from trusted members on here is def wortth while.

    I'm sure the 'Yak' is friendly enough, so I've...
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    Sticky: Re: safe to trek alone ?

    But at the same time Cyclingpaul and Yakshaver you don't want to be a complete hoodlum looking guys or you could end up in the worst room of all. The lodge/hotel wouldnt want you to be near the...
  15. Thread: Is it me?

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    Is it me?

    Is it odd or is it me? That lone women post on here to go on a trek in Nepal and get replies from guys they do not know anything about. Maybe sharing the cost of a guide etc is the plan, if a guide...
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    Re: Favorite Kathmandu Eating Places(again!)

    In kathmandu Weizen bakery, (yak cheese) sandwich, delicious.

    We had some really nice meals in pokhara, a breakfast that we started eating was a sort of granola with fruit and yoghurt, yum, I was...
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    Re: Favorite Kathmandu Eating Places(again!)

    Have to get my brain working to remember the names of the places we ate at that I enjoyed, some been mentioned already, will have to have a think, can describe where they are but not what they are...
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    Re: Sita Airlines crashes on takeoff

    So sad for the families, our thoughts are with them.
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    Re: Sita Airlines crashes on takeoff

    Maybe best not to read this or look at the photos, be warned if you do look at this article be prepared, the daily mail thrive on this sort of journalism, not nice at all.
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    Re: A great time in Nepal yet again!

    Hi Landfall,

    It was our own fault they came in the room as we had food in there with us, and the hut was literally made from bamboo.

    We went the 2nd week of March and it started to get very...
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    Re: Annapurna Sanctuary Trek

    Plus there are usually plenty of people to ask and if you really go wrong the locals soon tell you. We would only take 2 steps the wrong way and someone would shout NO wrong way! We did go off the...
  22. Thread: ABC March 2012

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    ABC March 2012

    We had a lot of rain while doing the ABC, one of the days it started at 11am and carried on all day and into the night, no let up. Thunder, lightning and hail storms too. The lodge owner said he had...
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    Re: A great time in Nepal yet again!

    http://chitwanbamboolodge.jimdo.com/english/


    Jim the mouse, that is what I am calling him, he didn't actually tell me his name and besides I can't speak mouse anyway, so Jim, you left me calling...
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    Re: Water in the Everest Region

    We took aqua Mira
    http://aquamira.com/preparedness/aquamira-water-treatment-drops/

    We did not use boiled water from the lodges which can be expensive, bad for the environment and a long wait if...
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    Re: A great time in Nepal yet again!

    Hi Daniel,

    Yes, I have a few pics, hopefully post some this week. It was really getting very busy on our way down, lots of groups. Hoping to do Manang next time. I also noticed the kids we met on...
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