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History Repeats Itself

My lovely sister-in-law has been posting my nine-month old nephew Lee’s milestones over at Facebook to update the family and in one of those, she recorded him jumping up my brother’s lap for more than a minute. 435 more words

Over the Hills Brings the Taste of Yaks

Annapurna Circuit – Part VII: Pisang – Manang (3250m-3540m)

We were getting higher and higher (Upper Pisang is 3310m), and the evenings were actually rather cool, so I finally found the need to actually crawl into my sleeping bag at night. 843 more words


Dearest Amae

We are not the mushy, lovey-dovey, say-I-Love-You kind of family. Showing feelings has never been my strong suit. Every time you trap me in one of your bear hugs I cringe a little, mostly because you’re heavy. 655 more words


Hi! I'm a Manang

Hello world!

Today I embrace my inner (and outer) Manang. Yes, I am the eldest sister. In my family, that means I rule (nyahahaha!). Yes, my siblings would protest – but they won’t because they know which side of their toast is buttered. 297 more words

Nepal: The Annapurna Circuit

Lying at the heart of the Himalayas, overlooking the Tibetan Plateau to the north and the Indian Ganges Basin to the South, sits the landlocked country of Nepal, home to eight out of ten of the worlds tallest mountains. 2,647 more words