Category: Hiking

Prayer Flags at Annapurna Base Camp

Perseverance and Impermanence in the Himalayas

  If the air conditioner in Alleppey, India had been more powerful, we wouldn’t have come to Nepal at all. We’d planned to spend two months in Sri Lanka, split up by a short visit to southern India… Read More

Annapurna Trail

Aspiring to Annapurna

When we decided to add Nepal to the list of places we would visit on our trip, I didn’t know what to expect. I saw photos of the huge mountains, and I thought it would be amazing to be… Read More

Kalaw to Inle Trek, Myanmar

Finding Our Stride at Inle Lake

We arrived in the hilltown of Kalaw after a long drive — six hours on dusty, winding roads —  from the plains of Bagan. The air was cooler,  and the flat dusty landscape gave way to rolling hills… Read More