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Articles by Niki Morgan

What Experience Do You Need To Go Mera Peak Trekking?

What Experience Do You Need To Go Mera Peak Trekking?

Have you got a long-held ambition to reach the summit of Mera Peak? Trekking up to the summit at nearly 6,500m is a serious undertaking but is nevertheless the perfect challenge for fit and ambitious trekkers... Read more

Trekking Peaks: Island Peak and Mera Peak

Trekking Peaks: Island Peak and Mera Peak

One of the most challenging and alluring targets for many while trekking, peaks attract a certain status in people’s minds. Many people want to reach the top of Kilimanjaro, while the most ambitious set their hearts on Everest.... Read more

What are Tea Houses?

What are Tea Houses?

Along the Annapurna Circuit, the Everest Base camp trek routes and beyond the Gokyo Lakes, the most popular form of accommodation is the tea houses. As not everyone knows what staying at tea houses entails,... Read more

Mani Stones

Mani Stones

Across the Himalaya, whether on an Everest Base Camp trek, the Annapurna Circuit or elsewhere, visitors will undoubtedly encounter mani stones: large and small stones engraved with a short piece writing in Tibetan... Read more

Nepalese Women Set to Climb Annapurna IV

By Niki Morgan - 13th April 2011
in Walking and Trekking, The Himalaya

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Nepalese Women Set to Climb Annapurna IV

As anyone who has been on Annapurna Circuit treks has no doubt noticed, the majority of the guides are men.  This may be set to change in the future, as people within Nepal are campaigning to increase the numbers... Read more

Yarsagumba on the Annapurna Circuit

By Niki Morgan - 05th April 2011
in The Himalaya

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Yarsagumba on the Annapurna Circuit

The region of the Annapurna Circuit is home to many animals. One of the most peculiar is the Himalayan Bat Moth caterpillar, which lives underground feeding on roots for up to 5 years before pupating. ... Read more

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