Tag: inaccessible places

Mussoorie, Benog and collective taxi

D14: Mussoorie 10/4/2019 It’s our last day at the cool altitude in Mussoorie. We hesitated a little to leave in the morning for Rishikesh but the picturesque (semi) pedestrian street with its shops, the views of the nearby snow-capped peaks and the general coolness held us back. Mussoorie is located on a “peak” and we…

By Guillaume 31 July 2019 0

Mussoorie, freshness, hiking and panorama

J12: Mussoorie 8/4/2019 From the plains and hills of Rajasthan to the foothills of the Himalayas. We wake up gently on the night train between Old Delhi and Dehra Dun. Despite the heat and stops, we had a peaceful night and we are much fitter than after our last night train experience in Sri Lanka.…

By Guillaume 1 July 2019 0

Itinerary in northern India

Namaste 🙏 Here is our final itinerary for our 18-day stay in India. The steps of the route: You can click on the steps to discover our adventures 😉 Rajasthan The first part takes place in Rajasthan. Uttarakhand The second part is scheduled in Uttarakhand. It has evolved well from what we had planned. A…

By Guillaume 6 May 2019 0

Chittorgarh, fortress, citadel and princess

D4: Chittorgarh 31/03/2019 Arriving by train at 8am from Udaipur (departure at 6am) for a few rupees, we deposit our big bags at the cloakroom located west of the platform. This is our first train and our booking from France seems to have worked. The ride is also an opportunity to see many people doing…

By Guillaume 8 April 2019 0

Ranakpur, marble lace and Khumbalgar Fortress

D3: From Udaipur 30/03/2019 We found a driver from our guesthouse to get to 2 remote sites in Udaipur. It is the fortress of Khumbalgarh and the Jain temple of Ranakpur. Both sites are a two-and-a-how drive from Udaipur. They’re an hour’s drive away. As it is hot, we negotiated to leave around 8am instead…

By Guillaume 4 April 2019 0

Ascension of the Illimani

D18: 9/21/2017 Departure at 2:30, François and I did not sleep, Eric took a Diamox. We both felt breathing difficulties and had twisted dreams. We’re putting this on the back of mountain sickness. Goretex trousers, ice cream shoes, leggings, spikes, piolet, polar gloves, hood, double coat, helmet, shoulder harness, front… It’s curdling and it’s going…

By Guillaume 18 October 2017 0

Ascent of Pequeno Alpamayo

D8: 9/11/2017 By Eric (translation François and Guillaume): We leave the newly and cephealgic Condoriri base camp (4700m) (with a headache) to the east along a narrow slate path, towards the moraine of a glacier that is easily reached. The ascent of Pequeno Alpamayo (5410) begins with a nocturnal approach to the ice tongue amidst…

By Guillaume 19 September 2017 0

Trek to Condoriri Base Camp

D7: 10/9/2017 First steps beyond 5000m! The tent froze overnight. The pee outing at 1am was cool. Unlike other nights under the roof, we slept properly. We leave quietly along the lake from the left. There is a somewhat steep passage before reaching the next lake. A stop allows us to appreciate the glaciers and…

By Guillaume 19 September 2017 0