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Nov 14, 2010 - Annapurna Circuit Trek: Tag 10: Yak Kharka - Thorung Pedi

In Daunenjacke im Schlafsack aufgewacht, an Yaks und Eseln u. Ziegen vorbei nach Thorung Phedi Base Camp, unsrem heutigen Nachtlager auf 4540m. Ein Bild unsres heutigen Zimmers in Thorung Phedi deutet wohl eher auf eine nichtwesteuropaeische Gefaengniszelle hin, jedoch hilft die Kompaktheit des Raumes, die Kaelte einigermassen in Grenzen zu halten. Nachmittags wandern wir sehr langsam, und zumindest ich, vom ersten Hoehenkrankheitskopfweh geplagt auf ca. 4900m rauf, ebenfalls zur Akklimatisation auf den morgigen Thorung La Pass auf 5416m.

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Apr 20, 2010 - Thorung Pedi

As I woke up and looked out sleepy eyed through the window – there was the most beautiful sight. Dawn was breaking, the Annapurnas were covered in snow, and the sky in the background was an aura of pink. As the sun rose, the pink turned to orange, and then the orange turned to yellow. There are moments which define a day, a trip, and what your memories of a period are. And this was one such moment. After thukpa (noodle soup) for breakfast, we set out into the mountains. A few steps later I realized that the altitude was taking a toll on...

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