We set off from a place called Bhulbhule on a 3 week expedition that would take us into the heart of the Himalayas
The first days were spent gradually climbing through breathtaking scenery
Walking on the river into Tal
One of the many muletrains crossing a bridge
The higher we got the more prayer wheels we started to see
Many ethnic Tibetans inhabited these areas when they fled Chinese agression in the 60s
Streetlife in Chame
Fresh Tibetan bread for breakfast
Kat kept nagging me not to get too close to the side..... but it was too much fun!
The giant Annapurna skate ramp
Making my way to Lower Pisang
Yes we did see some crazy locals on mountain bikes.... im glad I didnt bring mine!!
A typical Tibetan family in the Himalayas
Upper Pisang(Top Banana)
Early morning prayers
Richie & the Humde Valley on our way to Manang
Mule train takes a break
We enter Yak country
Tibetans prayer beads being sold..... yes some peple buy this stuff at 3000m!
Mountain goats..... yumm yumm!!
Kat & Richie coming into Braga where we had amazing yak soup
The New Maoist Nepal
Entering Manang we started to feel the immense presence of the Himalaya
The Great Yak-fighter in action!
Sunset in Manang
Deepavali celebrations in Manang
Tried to make friends (dinner) with this goat
Snickers time..... never had so many in my life!!
The Gangapurna Glacier
We get blessings from a 92 year old Llama
We are ALIVE!!
On the way to Tilicho Lake
Filling up our water bottles with fresh mountain brew
Waking up the Himalayan Gods.....
We arrive in Tilicho the Highest Lake in the World at 4919m
Prayer flags at the top of Tilicho Lake
Kat trying to catch footage of the avalanche
Ahhh sooo soooo soooo sooo soooo (Tibetan good luck prayer)
Yuval at Tilicho Lake
Shiri & Kat
Kats guardian angel Freddie. The man who got her to Tilicho ALIVE!
Monkey Donkey anyone??
Vultures devour a goat on the way to Yak Kharka
The Golden Yak
Richie at Ledar
Taking a break at High Camp where we spent the night at 4850m
Kat closing in on the summit of Thorung La
Thorung La Pass
Taking a break at the top
OK people..... lets start going down now!
Mountain Dog and me
Our Israeli friend Baldo who lives in a Kibbutz
Chilling out in Chitre.... and already getting a smell of our steak
Leaving for Gorephani
The view from Gorephani