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Dhaulagiri Range as seen from Poon Hill


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Annapurna Circuit: The Holy Grail of Trekking

By on May 7, 2014

Prologue

 

AMS – Acute Mountain Sickness

HACE   – High Altitude Cerebral Edema

HAPE   – High Altitude Pulmonary Edema

The briefing was in progress. The dal bhat (lentil soup with rice) routine (for every meal) including for the dinner was over. The group was sipping hot ginger lemon honey tea rather quietly. The mood…

Mt. Shitidhar


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Mt. Shitidhar Climbing Expedition: Zen and the Art of High-Altitude Mountaineering

By on October 11, 2012

Phaedrus, why do you climb mountains? 

I am tempted to reply with Bear Grylls’ (of Man vs. Wild TV series fame) response to a similar question – “if you ask this question, you will not understand.”

However, I keep mum and ponder.

Do I really have the answer or reasons?

I…

View from Dayara Bugyal - Heavenly


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Dayara Bugyal Trek: Confessions of a Spoilt Trekker

By on May 1, 2012

Incessant snowing in the last four hours. Climbing alone in this knee deep snow with 75 degree incline all the way to the distant peak. Heavy load on my back. Worsening weather.

Perils of a lone trekker? Maybe.

For me this is what really happened (well almost)…

Day 1: 10th April 2012:  Delhi…

Hemant Albert Soreng
Somewhere, Everywhere, Anywhere

Hi, I'm more of a story teller of my various travels and experiences. This blog is an account of my adventures so far. Hope you enjoy reading it and in a way travel with me...

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