Mr. Handyman needed in the Himalayns

After staying in many tea houses and hiking around the mountains here Mr. Handyman has found many areas for improvement. Several are challenges due to the material delivery issues but many can be improved with simple fixes. Heat is a very big issue. Typically there is one central stove in the main dining room and…

8th Day of the Hike – Altitude Adjustment

Today we took a day hike up the ridge behind our tea house. The weather has turned colder and I put an extra layer on. The wind was blowing at the top of the ridge. There were some gorgeous views of the Himalayans. I hiked up to the 3rd ridge and Erin and Haley wanted…

Typical Day on the Trail

Our typical routine is waking up at 6am to a very cold room (I am rooming with my brother John). We put on our hiking clothes, pack our duffel bags and backpacks for the day. We put out our duffel bags to be picked at 7am and then head to breakfast. We typical have porridge…