Butterfly Lodge in Pokhara
4.7

BUTTERFLY LODGE IN POKHARA

Our time in Pokhara was mostly spent in our hotel room due to a bad case of giardia after our first trek in Nepal. We couldn't have asked for a better room to be sick in as we laid comfortable in our beds with...
Elbrus Home in Kathmandu
4.2

ELBRUS HOME IN KATHMANDU

Mark and I spent a total of 20 days at Elbrus Home in Kathmandu. It was our first point of arrival in Nepal where we left many of our belongings to go trekking. A month later we returned to pick up our things...
World House Hostel in Istanbul
3.8

WORLD HOUSE HOSTEL IN ISTANBUL

After being forced to move from our first hostel in Istanbul (police shut it down), we looked for an alternative that was close to the tourist attractions and in a safe neighborhood. World House Hostel was...
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KATHMANDU PHOTO GALLERY

The chaos of Kathmandu had exhausted us by the end of our second long stay in the city, but it provided some nice photos when we put in the effort to explore the madness. Here's a handful of snaps split...
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ANNAPURNA BASE CAMP

As Britnee and I descended from Annapurna Base Camp, (A.B.C.), we passed many trekkers still making the brutal climb up. Some already looked quite haggard but further down they still looked fresh and eager,...
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QUICK FACTS — THE ANNAPURNA TREKS

If you're looking to trek in the Himalayan mountains, we highly recommend the Annapurna Circuit and Annapurna Base Camp. Although they're the only treks each of us has done, the both provided a great...
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BEAVER FEVER AND BOREDOM IN POKHARA

Britnee and I managed to trek for 20 days on the Annapurna Circuit—drinking water from questionable kitchen sinks and random hoses around villages, all purified with a SteriPEN—and not get sick. Yet when...
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ANNAPURNA BASE CAMP PHOTO GALLERY

Despite being pretty worn out by our time on the Annapurna Circuit, we couldn't leave Nepal without more up-close views of the amazing Himalayan peaks. So after some rest in Pokhara we found ourselves back on...
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LESSONS LEARNED WHILE TREKKING IN NEPAL

1. TREKKING THE ANNAPURNA CIRCUIT IS WORTH IT — Although the new road may have ruined the Annapurna Circuit for many purists, the trek is still an awesome experience with the same great views and variety it...
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ANNAPURNA CIRCUIT PHOTO GALLERY: PART 2

http://oneworldoneyear.com/2014/12/13/annapurna-base-camp-photo-gallery/ Making the climb to Manang on the Annapurna Circuit. The ancient village of Braga on the Annapurna Circuit. Along the trail...
Annapurna Circuit

TREKKING THE ANNAPURNA CIRCUIT

Twenty days spent among some of the world's tallest peaks; 113 miles trekked in rice terraces, alpine forests and desert terrain; 17,769 feet of altitude reached on a snow-covered mountain pass; 45 cups of...
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ANNAPURNA CIRCUIT PHOTO GALLERY: PART 1

Trekking in Nepal was something both of us were excited to experience on this trip and it didn't disappoint. Mark shot over 2,900 photos on the Annapurna Circuit alone and was then faced with the daunting task...
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BLOG HOP: BEHIND THE SCENES WITH BRITNEE & MARK

This week we were honored to be part of Twelve Countries' Blog Hop: a short Q&A that lets us talk about our writing and share some of our favorite bloggers. The couple who featured us, Scott and Emily,...