Sometimes I think the excitement of getting ready for a trip is almost as exciting as the actual trip. It all started with Dan and I talking about what our next adventure should be. He hasn't really been abroad before, and since he now had a shiny new passport, it was probably time to use… Continue reading An Experience Shared
September 24 Well, the hiking adventure is basically over at this point. Still in Lukla, waiting for the weather to clear to the plane can come from Kathmandu. Been up since 5am and it's now nearly 7am, but it's nice. Maybe I'll get an extra day here, spend some time exploring around Lukla, that'd be… Continue reading Adventures in Closing
September 22 I should ask for a Kindle the next time gifts are being given. I love reading and it would be handy to have a lot of books on one small tablet. Although I do like the feel of real books, it's not very practical to carry around 10 books while traveling. Pooped my… Continue reading I Pooped My Pants Last Night
Note: if ever doing an experience like this again, bring chapstick with sunblock. Severely chapped lips are the worst. They are so swollen and blistered, it hurts to open my mouth. Peeling off layers of lip skin is satisfying but painful and gross. Pretty sure lip blisters are one of the most horrifying things ever.… Continue reading Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable
Then the 1am wake up call came. It was far too early but thankfully all I had to do was pull on some pants over the pants I had slept in. Tried to go poo, didn’t happen. Noodle soup for breakfast. It was snowing and windy and cold and dark as fuck. Waking up to… Continue reading Is this Type III fun?