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Manaslu madness: part 2/2

November 7, 2012


Click here for Part 1 of my Manaslu adventures. Day 2/4 0330 and the alarm rang … a painful start to the day. Far too early and my legs felt stiff as bricks but once we got going, they started to loosen up. I expected the day to be tough … 43k with mammoth ascents, […]

No pain, all gain with Sotai

March 3, 2011


The lovely Richard Bull made me an appointment for Sotai Therapy in KTM earlier this week. He thought it might be beneficial for my knackered knee. ‘Some swear by it’ he said so off I went in search of a random back street in Pulchowk to find a little enclave of treatment rooms off a […]

Scaling for school kids

March 1, 2011


Have you got plans for Easter weekend yet? If not, why not plan an adrenaline-fuelled, fun-filled, highly-charged adventure in the Helambu village of Sermathang, Nepal? Last weekend I passed through the village myself, enjoying a weekend of running, laughter and endless hot tea with a fabulous group of people. My Heaven in Helambu post tells […]

Heaven in Helambu

March 1, 2011


I’ve just returned from a glorious few days trail running in the Helambu region of Nepal. I now sit in the bar at the Summit Hotel, sipping a cheeky glass of red and reminiscing about the days gone by. Last Friday morning, deprived of sleep yet bubbling with eager anticipation, I met with my fellow […]

Make time to date

February 23, 2011


I sent an email yesterday to Roger and Richard, two of my KTM-based running partners, asking them if they wanted me to bring anything over tomorrow. Kathmandu, after all, is not quite the shopping mecca that we’re spoilt with here, unless of course you want to stock up on thankas, lentils or fabulous fashion in […]