Trekking the Annapurna Circuit – Part 4: Thorong La Pass

Day 9 – Nothing like trying some yak meat first thing in the morning. A dish local to the Manang region, Khoo. A rice and potato porridge with fried yak meat and chives on top. An extremely simple dish, but so flavourful. A prime example of how the mountain villages make the most of what … More Trekking the Annapurna Circuit – Part 4: Thorong La Pass

Trekking the Annapurna Circuit – Part 3: Tilicho Lake Side Trek

Day 6 – It’s recommended that once you reach Manang that a day is taken to rest and acclimatize to the elevation. Since I made it here in five days, one day ahead of the guidebooks I probably shouldn’t have left at seven in the morning to take on the most difficult and dangerous side … More Trekking the Annapurna Circuit – Part 3: Tilicho Lake Side Trek

Trekking the Annapurna Circuit – Part 1: 50 Shades Of Green

Day 1 – 6:30 am. Packing only the essentials, a couple outfits to hike in, one to hang around in at the days finish, gore-tex gear, basic toiletries, a couple books, a little food (muesli for the mornings, granola bars and trail mix as snacks on the move), and of course my juggling balls I … More Trekking the Annapurna Circuit – Part 1: 50 Shades Of Green