It was another early start for me as I was playing tourist again today. This time I was off to Doi Inthanon National Park - the highest point in Thailand. Technically it was part of the Himalayan mountain ranges but I must admit after hiking to Everest Base Camp, every other mountain seemed like a … Continue reading Visiting the Highest Point in Thailand!
I spent two weeks in Chiang Mai to unwind after Nepal. I went straight from working 45+ hours a week to hiking to the base of Mt Everest and it wa time for this gal to have a holiday. This was my first time I'd spent such a long period alone but it was definitely … Continue reading Chiang Mai in Visuals
After our little adventure getting very close to nature, we had no time to catch our breath. Next stop was the elephant breeding centre to play with some baby elephants. If you know me well, then you know that I'm a bit animal mad. Particularly when it comes to baby animals, especially large baby animals … Continue reading Elephant Baths and Jeep Safaris
“Don’t make eye contact, don't look, don't look! Okay run, RUN!” The three of us bolted, following the zig-zag pattern that our guide was doing to throw them off course. My camera bag bounced against my hip as I ran, my heart raced and the sweat started to drip down my face. The branches on … Continue reading The Day I Got Chased By A Rhino
This morning was an early start. C and I had to be at the bus station 6:15am for our bus to Pokhara and after a pretty cruisy couple of days, it was a bit hard to function at this hour of the morning. Thankfully the bus station was easy to find and by 6:30am we … Continue reading Peaceful Pokhara
Before we left for Base Camp, our lead guide Dawa had said that reaching Base Camp would change your life. He hadn't elaborated much on it, but his words lingered on my mind as we hiked back to Gorak Shep from Base Camp. Had it changed my life? Not yet I didn't think. I was … Continue reading Better than EBC – The hike to Kala Patthar
Today is the day! The big one! The one we have all been waiting for - BASE CAMP DAY! It was a little bittersweet to be honest, we'd come so far not just physically but mentally and now the whole reason was that we were here was finally upon us. I kind of wanted it … Continue reading EBC Trek – BASE CAMP DAY!!!!