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Everest Base Camp, Nepal

After a 26-days of hiking at Annapurna Circuit and Annapurna Basecamp, we spent a few days at Pokhara. White water rafting and Chitwan National Park from Pokhara were pretty relaxing and much needed break from the hike.  Came back to Kathmandu and flew to Lukla for the next adventure.  Everest Basecamp this time- via Gokyo […]

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Dehydrated Indian food on the trail – Backpacking Menu

How awesome would it be to have sambar rice for lunch on a backpacking trip ?!  And I have figured out a few recipes that work really well for us.  Things needed: A dehydrator : https://smile.amazon.com/Nesco-FD-61WHC-Snackmaster-Express-Dehydrator/dp/B0002WSQHU/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1497980520&sr=8-2&keywords=nesco+dehydrator Home cooked food or left overs Patience White Rice/Pongal/Pulav/Upma: Just cook like you would regularly and layer them up on […]

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Ansel Adams Wilderness – Lillian Lake Loop

Sandwiched between Yosemite National Park and Mammoth Lakes, the Ansel Adams Wilderness is home to pristine glacier lakes, and imposing mountain peaks. The wilderness offers multiple hiking options from day hikes to multi-day backpacking trips. We chose to do Lillian Lake loop in 3-days. Logistics: Call the ranger station to find out if there are […]

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Torres Del Paine – Itinerary ‘O’ Circuit

So, you have decided to spend more time at the park and brave ‘O’ circuit hike. Excellent decision !!! Before proceeding, read “Patagonia Packing List” for a detailed list of things to consider/pack for the trek. Also read, ‘W Itinerary’ to learn about details on how to reach the park and park info. We started […]

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