ArchivesPosts Tagged ‘wild’

02Dec

Entering Nepal was a huge relieve for us – we were very tired of Indian lowlands (chaotic, crowded, noisy and polluted) and literally seconds after we crossed the border we knew, that Nepal would be completely different. Seeing a modest building of the immigration office in Mahendranagar told us a lot about the country. We […]Continue Reading

14Nov

Here comes the second part of our great adventure in the Nepali Himalayas. One of the biggest concerns while doing the Annapurna Circuit is the relatively quick altitude gain. It is said that above 3000 meters one should not climb more than 500 metres a day to avoid Acute Mountain Sickness. In the little Town […]Continue Reading

07Sep

The further we went, the more special the landscape got. Even though we were on a long plain, the road was mostly covered with rocks, making it very difficult to manoeuvre. We found small bushes of sea buckthorn with big and ripe berries. It is a fantastic plant, rich in vitamin C and even vitamin […]Continue Reading

02Sep

We found Zanskar full of beauty – landscapes (with its glaciers and snowed peaks), people – always smiling, living their lives as their ancestors and the monasteries blended with the mountains made our journey special. To get there was not easy, and we did not want to take the same road that we got in, […]Continue Reading

28Aug

Zanskar. Magical land squeezed between Ladakh and the Great Himalayan Range, remote and wild. To get to the capital of Zanskar – Padum, one must travel over 230 kilometres on a mainly unpaved, rough road leading from Kargil. This is the only way in and way out that could be travelled by car. Otherwise one […]Continue Reading