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A much more well-traveled trek, but still spectacular


Louisa and Les on a high suspension bridge

Fri Nov 17, 2000
Dharapani, Nepal


Prayer flags in front of a snow-capped peak

Fri Nov 17, 2000
Dharapani, Nepal


A partially fallen bridge in front of a neat waterfall

Fri Nov 17, 2000
Dharapani to Sallghari, Nepal


Les pauses in the trail carved out of the mountain

Fri Nov 17, 2000
Dharapani to Sallghari, Nepal


Sheep try to get home on the other river bank

Fri Nov 17, 2000
Dharapani to Sallghari, Nepal


The trail is choked with sheep

Fri Nov 17, 2000
Dharapani to Sallghari, Nepal


Clouds float in front of Annapurna II

Sat Nov 18, 2000
Sallaghari to Bhartang, Nepal


Majestic Lamjung

Sat Nov 18, 2000
Sallaghari to Bhartang, Nepal


Louisa and Bill spin prayer wheels

Sat Nov 18, 2000
Sallaghari to Bhartang, Nepal


A water powered prayer wheel

Sat Nov 18, 2000
Sallaghari to Bhartang, Nepal


Louisa stands in the trail while decorated horses pass

Sat Nov 18, 2000
Bhartang to Pisang, Nepal


Some of the group on the trail carved out of the cliff face

Sat Nov 18, 2000
Bhartang to Pisang, Nepal


Snow covered pine trees in the morning

Sun Nov 19, 2000

A village sits below snow capped peaks

Sun Nov 19, 2000

The Manang valley

Sun Nov 19, 2000

Clouds in front of Annapurna IV

Sun Nov 19, 2000

Tom, Les and Bill devour delicious yak yogurt

Sun Nov 19, 2000

Tom at a buddhist temple

Sun Nov 19, 2000

The sun slips behind Annapurna IV

Sun Nov 19, 2000

A village at the base of eroded cliffs

Sun Nov 19, 2000

Annapurna IV from the campsite in Manang

Sun Nov 19, 2000

Himal Ganga Purna

Mon Nov 20, 2000

Annapurna IV

Mon Nov 20, 2000

Tilicho peak

Mon Nov 20, 2000

Narrow cobblestone streets of Manang

Mon Nov 20, 2000

Ganga Purna behind a lake

Mon Nov 20, 2000

Looking back at Manang from the trail towards the pass

Mon Nov 20, 2000

The river valley flows in front of Tilicho peak

Mon Nov 20, 2000

Ganga himal and its glacier

Mon Nov 20, 2000

The town of Upper Manang

Mon Nov 20, 2000

Prayer flags outline Ganga himal

Mon Nov 20, 2000

Annapurna IV

Mon Nov 20, 2000

The porters at a rest break (bessone)

Mon Nov 20, 2000

A small frozen mossy waterfall by the trailside

Mon Nov 20, 2000

Birds fly over the Annapurnas

Mon Nov 20, 2000

Us in front of snow covered peaks

Mon Nov 20, 2000

Another one of us, from the lunch spt

Mon Nov 20, 2000

Afternoon sun on Ganga Himal and Annapurna IV

Mon Nov 20, 2000

The trail leads ever upwards to snow covered peaks

Mon Nov 20, 2000

Grant heads up the trail

Mon Nov 20, 2000

The campsite in yak karka

Mon Nov 20, 2000

Ganga himal bathed in the afternoon sun

Mon Nov 20, 2000

Yaks stampede through camp

Mon Nov 20, 2000

Ganga lit by the morning light

Tue Nov 21, 2000

Bill and Duba on the trail

Tue Nov 21, 2000

Back at the Annapurna range

Tue Nov 21, 2000

Rock faces near Thorong La pass

Tue Nov 21, 2000

Thorong La pass from across the valley

Tue Nov 21, 2000

Our camp at Thorong La base camp

Tue Nov 21, 2000

Us bundled up before dawn on our way up the pass

Wed Nov 22, 2000

Hiking up the pass in the early, early morning

Wed Nov 22, 2000

Looking back at the bowl before sunrise

Wed Nov 22, 2000

Sun reflects on a nearby rocky peak

Wed Nov 22, 2000

Sun and shadows on Thorong peak

Wed Nov 22, 2000

Us at the top with prayer flags

Wed Nov 22, 2000
Top of Thorong La Pass, Nepal


Duba sits at the top in front of the marker sign

Wed Nov 22, 2000
Top of Thorong La Pass, Nepal


The group on top of Thorong La - We made it!

Wed Nov 22, 2000
Top of Thorong La Pass, Nepal


Another group pic on top

Wed Nov 22, 2000
Top of Thorong La Pass, Nepal


Thorong peak from the pass

Wed Nov 22, 2000
Top of Thorong La Pass, Nepal


The broad valley that we walked up

Wed Nov 22, 2000
Top of Thorong La Pass, Nepal


Louisa on the path on the steep way down

Wed Nov 22, 2000

An old yak enclosure overlooking Muktinath

Wed Nov 22, 2000

A good view of Dhaulagiri, one of the 8,000m peaks

Wed Nov 22, 2000

Us in front of Dhaulagiri

Wed Nov 22, 2000

Prayer flags outline Dhaulagiri

Wed Nov 22, 2000

The village at the foot of the mountains

Wed Nov 22, 2000

Looms set up in middle of the road muktinath

Wed Nov 22, 2000

Tom at the temple with 108 spouts of holy water

Wed Nov 22, 2000

Some unusual Tibetan sheep pass by

Wed Nov 22, 2000

Sunset on Mukud peak

Wed Nov 22, 2000

Sunrise at camp in Muktinath

Thu Nov 23, 2000

Sunrise on Dhaulagiri

Thu Nov 23, 2000

Sunrise on the mountains

Thu Nov 23, 2000

Dhauagiri covered by clouds

Thu Nov 23, 2000

Looking down at Kagbeni in the valley

Thu Nov 23, 2000

Looking up the Kaligandaki towards Mustang

Thu Nov 23, 2000

Down the Kaligandaki river valley towards Jomsom

Thu Nov 23, 2000

An old carving in the wall

Thu Nov 23, 2000

The Kagbeni monastery

Thu Nov 23, 2000

Prayer wheels at the monastery

Thu Nov 23, 2000

Some very old mani carvings

Thu Nov 23, 2000

The colorful doorway

Thu Nov 23, 2000

Making sculptures from yak butter for the festival tomorrow

Thu Nov 23, 2000

A mural of the wheel of life

Thu Nov 23, 2000

Looking toward Musang from the roof

Thu Nov 23, 2000

The town of Kagbeni

Thu Nov 23, 2000

John and Grant chill on a bench

Thu Nov 23, 2000

Mukud peak at Thorong pass

Thu Nov 23, 2000

Looking down valley again

Thu Nov 23, 2000

Another old carving

Thu Nov 23, 2000

A typical stupa in the middle of "road"

Thu Nov 23, 2000

More prayer wheels in the center of the road

Thu Nov 23, 2000

Our last day of trekking, in the riverbed on the way to Jomsom

Thu Nov 23, 2000

Some decorated horses carrying cargo

Thu Nov 23, 2000

A man carries huge timbers on tump line

Thu Nov 23, 2000

The colorful buddhist prayer books in the temple at the museum

Thu Nov 23, 2000

Some colorful icons

Thu Nov 23, 2000

Sunset on Tilicho peak and Nilgiri

Thu Nov 23, 2000

Jomsom and the river valley

Thu Nov 23, 2000

Sunset on Tilicho peak

Thu Nov 23, 2000

Sunset on Nilgigri

Thu Nov 23, 2000

Jomsom airport, with prayer wheels outside

Thu Nov 23, 2000

The last rays of the sun hit the peaks

Thu Nov 23, 2000

The porters receive their tips

Thu Nov 23, 2000

More of the staff at the party

Thu Nov 23, 2000

The staff applauding a successful trek

Thu Nov 23, 2000

Temba, Cheden and others smiling

Thu Nov 23, 2000

Temba starts the dancing

Thu Nov 23, 2000

Les and Temba dance

Thu Nov 23, 2000

Les and Temba again

Thu Nov 23, 2000

Yam the cook dances

Thu Nov 23, 2000

Duba dances slowly

Thu Nov 23, 2000

Cheden busts out some young moves

Thu Nov 23, 2000

Hari cuts a rug

Thu Nov 23, 2000

Tom dancing

Thu Nov 23, 2000

Louisa joins the celebration



Hari and Bill on the floor

Thu Nov 23, 2000

Yam asleep under the tablecloth

Fri Nov 24, 2000
Revised: Tue Jan 29 16:16:08 2008 on www.shieldsaroundtheworld.com.
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