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March 28, 2011

Today our porters arrived in Tharpu from a one day walking distance village; men and women as well since it is difficult to find just men.

March 28, 2011

We will need around 45 of them. Musonic showers each afternoon. At a local school kids have energy as for all the 14 eight-thousanders.

March 27, 2011

We left Kathmandu yesterday morning and first took the local flight to Bhadrapur in Eastern Nepal.

March 27, 2011

It's an extremely hot and humid town in the middle of the Terai's jungle,

March 27, 2011

located just a few meters above sea level and close to the Indian border. Even with the jeep's windows tightly shot and with the scarves

March 27, 2011

over the faces, for these days we got our lungs filled with a huge quantity of dust wich also found its way into our luggage. From the Ilam

March 27, 2011

region, worldwide famous for its tea plantations, we quickly started to gain altitude and we are now at 1500m in Tharpu village,

March 27, 2011

the place from wich we will start our trekking to Kangchenjunga. Some challenges with sending updates via my sattelite modem.

March 21, 2011
Deserted Kathmandu

Kathmandu, Day 1

After a long day's after-flight sleep I just found a deserted Kathmandu and absolutely no place where to have my dinner: I'm really starving, it's 10 pm, March 22th and it's all closed.  The city had always strucked me with this ...
March 19, 2011

Packing and repacking my big blue plastic expedition barrels to send them cargo to Kathmandu. Lots of stuff, not so much space. Kang, he ...

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