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"Suman, Ibos and Bayi-Bayi"

Written by Gerel Rio Rañin, B.S. in Chemical Engineering III.


Native delicacies or “kakanin” are foods that are popular only in places where they are coming from. 1,374 more words

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Annapurna Circuit: Chame to Tilicho Lake

Chame is where the trek really began for Filipe and I. The guidebook suggests a 6 to 7 hour day of walking to a village called Upper Pisang. 865 more words

10th October 2014

I was in Manang about to have a rest day!   Ah, rest days……how badly named they are!  The 3 of us looked over at the hill on the other side of the river knowing that was our objective for the day, we would hit 4000m, and hopefully I would then be able to sleep.  2,488 more words

AC: Ghyaru to Manang | Dec. 18, 2015

This morning my water in the drinking bottle is frozen and my thermometer shows -5°C. I am “only” at 3600m, how will this be at much higher altitude? 762 more words


Day 7


I’ve often found that the surest way to overcome a minor ailment is to make a doctor’s appointment. I’m not claiming that miraculous cures result from the ambiance of medical waiting rooms – but rather that my tolerance for being ill usually falls just a little short of the time needed for my immune system to kick in. 1,050 more words