If I return home with an extra 50lbs, I won’t be surprised. And I’m not talking souvenirs, because I don’t usually buy too many things while I’m travelling. The odd time I’ll pick up some artwork or a fridge magnet or possibly some coffee deliciousness (or maybe duty free), but it’s always limited in size […]Read more "Because Stuffed"
Rick and I are still enjoying the comforts of our fancy-pants hotel in Kathmandu. We’ve just finished eating breakfast in bed (because fancy-pants hotel), and are contemplating venturing out to wander the streets of the Thamel district to get some delicious coffee from Himalayan Java. It’s a rough life, but someone has to live it.Read more "Because 2015 Is The New 2014"
So it’s 2015. Every year I like to take some time to look back on the various lists that I had developed to review the various goals I had set; a way to measure where I’ve been and how far I’ve come. This year I’ve also opted to look back on some of the unexpected adventures […]Read more "Because 2014 Is So Last Year"
Another post written yesterday but posted today. This time due to the solar powered router not having power once the sun set behind the mountains. We’ve arrived in Dingboche without Rick. Having reached 4000m earlier in the day, it became clear that he was suffering from altitude sickness.Read more "Because Altitude"
I wasn’t able to post this yesterday as the wifi in Phakding on the way to Everest base camp wasn’t working. I never ever thought I’d write that sentence. I digress.Read more "Because Lukla To Phakding"
The countdown to Nepal is on. Well, technically is was on the minute Rick and I confirmed our flights several weeks ago, but now it’s really on because I leave in less than 4 weeks. Four weeks! Holy schnikeys! I have so much to do. Fortunately Rick has been keeping me informed about all of the things that […]Read more "Sexy Frozen Corpse"
Several years ago, Rick and I took on the Big Mountain Challenge. Together we raised a bunch of money while climbing some of the most amazing mountains in Alberta. This year we’ve decided to take our adventures to a new level by hiking higher than we’ve ever been before. Specifically, we’re taking on the challenge […]Read more "Us And A Really Big Mountain"