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Up and Down - Grand Canyon and Zion National Park

Leaving LA at rush hour was a bit of a mistake – we were caught in traffic within just a few minutes of driving. However we plodded through and were soon on the outskirts of the giant sprawling city. 2,421 more words


Stuffing your face in the Himalayas

We’ve eaten 20 pizzas in the last week. Since ending our trek in Upper Mustang about 10 days ago, and hanging out in Kathmandu waiting for our Indian visas to be delivered, we have eaten a pizza every single day. 1,141 more words

Cultural Curiosities

Annapurna base camp - Part I

Day 1 : May 30th : Bangalore  —> New Delhi  —> Kathmandu

It had been over a year since I had been on a flight. That I missed the sight of whizzing above the ever puffy cotton candy clouds was no secret, and I realised how I had stopped marveling at little things. 519 more words


Seekers and Star Trek book cover love.

The other day, after finally obtaining my very own copy of Second Nature, the inaugural volume of the Star Trek: Seekers novel series I worked with fellow word pushers… 335 more words


TrekFest 2014

In June I had the opportunity to join Global Adventure Challenges on one of their events called TrekFest to shoot a promotional video. It was a great weekend working with the GAC team and getting some great footage of the Trekkers taking on the mammoth task of walking 27 miles and some 54 miles over a 24 hour period non stop! 36 more words

Great Barbet

Megalaima virens
Nepali Name: न्याउली Nyauli

1. The incessant piuuuuu…… of this bird is one of the most prevalent sounds of the spring air in Nepal. 27 more words

Birds Of Nepal

Machu Picchu


There was no coca tea this morning; instead, a 4am wake up call and a rush to the finish to ensure we made it up to the Sun Gate for sunrise. 794 more words

South America