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Mountain Kingdoms are worldwide walking and trekking holiday experts with 30 years of experience in running trekking holidays as well as select trekking peaks, cultural tours and cycling holidays. Whether you’ve travelled with Mountain Kingdoms before or just love to travel, we’d love to hear your tales. Email us your Travellers’ tales

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Guest Bloggers Articles

Pack up your troubles…

By Vaughan Sydenham - 07th September 2012
in The Himalaya, Guest Bloggers

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Pack up your troubles…

Monumental figures ....... 98,534, 98,535 ......  getting close to 100,000 steps now.  A busy week at work meant I missed a couple of days on the stepper this week, so, feeling a bit guilty about that, I went for an extra push at... Read more

One small step….

By Vaughan Sydenham - 31st August 2012
in The Himalaya, Guest Bloggers

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One small step….

77,031, 77,032 ...... these are very small steps indeed but are hopefully taking me ever closer to being as fit as I want to be. I'm trying put in at least one session a day now and in the last few days up ... Read more

Olympic inspiration for Vaughan

By Vaughan Sydenham - 03rd August 2012
in Guest Bloggers

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Olympic inspiration for Vaughan

32,161, 32,162 ... Less steps and more biking this week but I did feel inspired by the Olympic opening ceremony to break my own personal best by completing 1,750 steps in one session - no medal ceremony for me though!... Read more

One Step at a Time to Ama Dablam

One Step at a Time to Ama Dablam

It seems like a long time ago that I booked this trek but its now less than 3 months away! I usually try to be an early booker so I have something to look forward to for longer and having a... Read more

Ama Dablam Blog

By Kirsty Parsons - 20th July 2012
in The Himalaya, Guest Bloggers

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Ama Dablam Blog

Mountain Kingdoms welcomes client Vaughan Sydenham as guest blogger. Vaughan will be blogging about his forthcoming Mountain Kingdoms trek to Ama Dablam Base Camp (Oct 2012) in the Nepal's Everest region ... Read more

Experience a festival on one of our Bhutan treks or tours

By Guest Blogger - 15th February 2012
in Cultural Experiences, The Himalaya

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Experience a festival on one of our Bhutan treks or tours

Our Bhutan treks and tours are organised wherever possible to coincide with one of the country's important religious festivals. These are colourful events with music and masked dancers and attract hundreds of people... Read more

Blind Frogs Beat Dinosaurs! – David Spear

By Guest Blogger - 27th December 2010
in Walking and Trekking, Guest Bloggers

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Blind Frogs Beat Dinosaurs! – David Spear

David Spear, explains why he loves to travel and the types of trekking holidays he has been lucky to participate in. People sometimes ask me why I travel - I explain to them that it is in my blood.... Read more

Celestial Trek: David Spear

By Guest Blogger - 20th December 2010
in Walking and Trekking, Central Asia

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Celestial Trek: David Spear

I went on a trekking holiday to Kazakhstan, for the first time recently which was a truly amazing adventure.  The group ended up on a glacier in Kyrgyzstan and, during the journey, a 72-year-old client... Read more

The Here and Now Of Trekking: Part Two

By Guest Blogger - 13th December 2010
in Walking and Trekking, The Himalaya

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The Here and Now Of Trekking: Part Two

Here is part two of Kev Reynolds blog post about trekking in The Himalayas. Kev Reynolds is author of 47 books, including a series of guides to major Nepal trekking routes. He has trekked in Europe, Africa and South America, and... Read more

The Here and Now of Trekking: Part One

By Guest Blogger - 13th December 2010
in Walking and Trekking, The Himalaya

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The Here and Now of Trekking: Part One

Kev Reynolds is author of 47 books, including a series of guides to major Nepal trekking routes. He has trekked in Europe, Africa and South America, and made 18 treks in the Himalaya, and is an occasional trek and tour leader for... Read more

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