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  • Day146

    Marpha - Annapurna Day 11 (End)

    October 30, 2015 in Nepal ⋅ ⛅ 27 °C

    (2670m / 36 km travelled) Today was not without its challenges, despite it being the first full day after the high mountain pass. We started in Muktinath and made our way through several mountain-side villages, their stupas and gompas standing proudly on their high points. As we continued onward we went through an arid expanse of desert, shielded from regular precipitation by the Annapurna range. Eventually we arrived in Jomson and pushed through the Chairro, where we found no homestays and then backtracked to Marpha for the evening. The family who took us in had two of the most exuberant children that we had met so far on the trail. A simple "Namaste Babu!" from us prompted hours of energy from them.Read more