Above is the view after reaching Nepal’s Thorung La pass, the highest point at 17,770 feet (5,416 meters) in elevation on the Annapurna hiking circuit which I did four years ago. It is also the site of one of the worst avalanches in Nepal’s history killing dozens of trekkers and porters. It is heartbreaking. Related posts: Related: Surprise Blizzard, Avalanches Kill Hikers in Himalaya Mountains The Gates of Hell via thirdeyemom On top of the World at Nepal’s Thorung-La […]
This week’s photo challenge is Home. Perhaps the most interesting home I’ve ever seen during my travels was that of a 95-year-old monk in the Himalayas of Nepal. Here at over 14,000 feet lives the “cave monk” of Manang. He has lived here and given blessings to those who seek them for many years. Here is his home built into the rocks… View inside his home…. View looking outside from his home down to the village of Manang…. To see […]
Before I start with my entries for each color, I wanted to post one of my most favorite colorful pictures in my collection: The boats of Pokhara. After completely half of the Annapurna Trek in Nepal, we came upon lovely, picturesque Pokhara, perhaps the most beautiful towns in all of Nepal. There I saw these brightly colored boats in Pokhara Lake with the nightly Himalayas reflecting off the waters. It took my breath away. “Capture the Colours”: Blue I […]
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Greetings from Nepal….wish you were here! Photo taken along the Annapurna Trek in Nepal. 2010. Nepal is one of those places that I will never ever forget. It is so breathtakingly beautiful. This photo was taken in Manang, Nepal a lovely village with bakeries and trekkers galore. A place I’d love to go back to someday.