DAY 7 – Mardi Himal Trek

Discovering Pokhara I had an awesome breakfast with Kira (Denmark) when her guide told her to speed up. Looks like they are behind schedule for their Poon Hill adventure. Few hours later, I met Ariel (Singapore) who just came back from his epic 10 days Annapurna Circuit trek. We had a little bonding moment after... Continue Reading →


DAY 6. Mardi Himal Trek

Sidhing - Pokhara Starting our day with surreal landscape and splendid rice terraces view right from the window. The freezing cold morning didn’t bothered us to get up early when Machapuchare peak from the distance greeted us nicely. Of all the peaks in Annapurna region, this glorious mountain never failed to hypnotize me every single... Continue Reading →

DAY 5. Mardi Himal Trek

High Camp - MBC (4500) - High Camp - Sidhing We supposed to start our final leg to base camp by 6:30 am, yet Salik didn’t want to get out of his sleeping bag. Well, it was an extremely cold morning and going out there was no joke. That moment when you tried to fix... Continue Reading →

DAY 4. Mardi Himal Trek

Low Camp - Badal Danda - High Camp (3550m) Wake up call was six in the morning and going to the restroom at this hour was a real struggle when everything was literally frozen. I had no appetite for breakfast however, I must finish my porridge to boost my energy. The sun was shining bright... Continue Reading →

DAY 3. Mardi Himal Trek

Deurali - Forest Camp (2500m) - Low Camp (2990m) We commenced our venture into the deep forest at 8:30 in the morning. For the first hour, it’s an easy walk, mostly flat. No pressure at all though my backpack weighs a lot. An hour later, the trail started to get steeper and steeper. My legs... Continue Reading →

DAY 2. Mardi Himal Trek

Pokhara - Kande - Deurali (2100m) I jumped out of bed past 7:00 in the morning and had my unexpected complimentary breakfast few minutes after. The Bhandari brothers told me that it would take 3-4 hours to reach Deurali (2100 meters) so I decided to paraglide in the morning and start our journey up the... Continue Reading →

DAY 1. Mardi Himal Trek

KATHMANDU -> POKHARA My alarm woke me up at 5:30 am. I then packed all my stuff and prepare for a very long bus ride. Around 6:30 am, Narayan send me off at the bus station heading to Pokhara. The tourist bus starts to roll an hour later. After 45 minutes on the road stuck... Continue Reading →

Lost in Kathmandu

Dec 22 – Thursday, 8:50 pm. I boarded the plane bound to Muscat, Oman --> Muscat to Kathmandu. The scene inside the aircraft was overwhelming. There were only 3 ladies, 4 including me and you’d feel like you’re in the wrong place where you don’t belong at all. To my surprise, the two guys sitting... Continue Reading →

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