My final preparations are being made for my 9 weeks in Nepal! With a Monday departure, I’ve finally wrapped up any remaining contracts and started putting items aside to pack. I’ll be trekking in Nepal with my husband and a few friends in a variety of areas, including Mustang, Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Manaslu and Everest (no climbing, though!) I’ve just written a longer post for my blog, The Campsite, if you’re curious to know more.
If you are using this information for your own trip, please read this disclaimer and description of my abilities. I don’t know what ‘Chirripo’ means, but based on the climb to Crestones Base Lodge, it makes me think it means “The Annihilator.” Sitting at 12,530 feet, Cerro Chirripo is the highest peak in all of […]
Step aside Oprah, Dr. Phil, and all you neo-yogic philosophers…these Ticos have definitely learned the secret to the simple and peaceful life of constant contentment. My experience so far leads me to believe that either they have more than just coffee beans in their morning brew, or that as a people they have chosen a […]
Hola from the capital of Costa Rica! I find myself typing on a letterless keyboard, scarred by over-use of other backpackers. It challenges even the most prolific of typers. I landed yesterday in San Jose after a long and tedious day of travel. My hostel feels a bit like a fortress and safe-haven in this otherwise tedious, busy, loud, […]