The latest news from Stage 7

of the Great Himalaya Trail

We did it! Goodbye and thank you

27 Jul 2018

We want to thank all the people that have cheered us on, congratulated us, or just followed along on the blog. Thank you!  Your kind words mean more than you will ever know.It’s been five months since we arrived in Kathmandu with this dream of trekking across the country with World Expeditions and...

The final leg

23 Jul 2018

This was it, the final leg of the journey. The Tibet border was calling but there was still almost a week of trekking to go.The path here is well travelled and is a combination of trail and road that follows the Salli Khola river up a narrow canyon. Tinted by muddy residues of the monsoon, the rapids swirl th...

Our Men of Steel

17 Jul 2018

Once again, Nepal continues to surprise and delight us. Yes, we’ve had some monsoon rains and muddy trails to deal with but that’s to be expected given where we are and the time of year, but the majority of the time, the temperatures are good for hiking and the skies have cleared in the afternoons...

Nepal’s green, green grass of home

10 Jul 2018

The days have become too long and too short. I’m ready for the walk to be over but every day there is a new valley, forest or mountain that calls to be explored and there’s not enough time.We climbed steadily from Jumla out of the narrow streets where motorcycles honk for no reason, where vend...

Nearing the finish line: going west

09 Jul 2018

Well, a lot has changed since our last post when we were finishing Upper Dolpo. We’ve moved into the final stage of the GHT – Rara Lake and the far west of Nepal.We have a new member of the team who joined us in Jumla. Mar from Perth, Australia will accompany us for the final stage and we’re...

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