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The town of Sapa is truly the “hill country”—a scenic town at 5000 ft, with views of surrounding peaks shrouded in fog, views of generations-old terraced farms covering the land. 1,192 more words

Great Big Walk Day 48: Cross Amphu Labsta (5845m) to Chukung (4730m)

Cross Amphu Labsta (5845m) to Chukung (4730m)
An alpine start for our pass crossing. The approach to the pass from the Honku is deceptive. Facing east and southward there is much more sun and little snow, just a collection of rocks that gradually lead up to the gap we travel through. 273 more words

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DPF's Himalayan adventure

David Farrar runs one of the most widely read and respected (and hated) political forums – Kiwiblog. He doesn’t stick to politics, he often posts about what he does, he reviews arts and he reports on his frequent travels. 159 more words


Great Big Walk Day 47: Amphu Labsta Base (5400m)

A Rest and Acclimatization Day
A new vista of peaks span out before us including Ama Dablam to the distant west, and many unnamed peaks. Amphu Labsta Base Camp is set close to the rocks that lead up to the pass. 258 more words

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Living History books! Pagsanjan before it's gone

Our tour in Pagsanjan was memorable since this is the first time that I didn’t bother to plan at all. We haven’t reserved any accommodations and there were no activities lined up for that day. 592 more words