OK, for a kick off, I have to say that if I were on the Nepalese tourist board, I would do my best to get the country redesigned with more downhill than uphill in it. A tall order, an oxymoron, even, but it is a heartfelt sentiment, cries a still creaky Bob Cranwell. Now, on to the tale. Read more . .
“Our second day’s trek initially brought us very steeply downhill, our packs conspiring to push us ever faster down the sinuous path to the main river valley, which we then followed upriver, sometimes steeply, usually gradual climbing next to the glacial torrent thundering away on our left.