Nepal Everest Base Camp trek via Jiri – How To

This is a narrative that explains how to do the Nepal Everest Base Camp trek via Jiri independently. I provide details that include maps, costs, logistical requirements and videos. This is a self-guided adventure on a shoestring. Follow the links to dig deeper into the adventure. Everyone knows that Mt Everest (named by the British […]

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Island Peak Summit, Nepal

The Island Peak Summit is a narrative that is an extension of my Everest Base Camp trek via Jiri. I provide limited details that include maps, costs, logistical requirements and videos. This is not a self-guided adventure on a shoestring. This is a technical summit and you must pay a summit fee and generally you […]

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Doing Nepal’s Annapurna Circuit Trek

This is a quick post about me doing Nepal’s Annapurna Circuit trek. I provide details that include maps, costs, logistical requirements and facts as well as links to additional details, photos and videos. This is a self-guided adventure on a shoestring. Follow the links to dig deeper into the adventure. The Annapurna Mountain range is […]

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Nepal Everest Base Camp Trek via Gokyo – How To

This is a narrative that explains how to do the Nepal Everest Base Camp trek independently. I provide details that include maps, costs, logistical requirements and videos. This is a self-guided adventure on a shoestring. Follow the links to dig deeper into the adventure. What can I say about a person who is foolish enough […]

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Beijing as an Independent Traveler, China

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This is a quick post about my stay in Beijing as an independent traveler via the Siberian Express. This is a self-guided adventure on a shoestring. Follow the links to dig deeper into the adventure. First let me point out that getting to Beijing by train was easy. I’d gotten my Visa in Ulan-Bator without […]

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Unconventional Siberian Express Trip Across Russia

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This is a quick post about my unconventional Siberian Express trip from St Petersburg to Beijing via Mongolia. This is a self-guided adventure on a shoestring. Let me first point out that I did not buy a continuous ticket from Moscow to Beijing or Vladivostok as conventional wisdom dictates. My goal was not to spend […]

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Trekking Mt Belukha via Siberia

This is a quick post about my misadventures while trekking Mt Belukha via Siberia. I provide a narrative, maps, links, photos and videos to help the other intrepid and casual trekkers like me in the world. This is a self-guided adventure on a shoestring. Follow the links to dig deeper into the adventure. A Long […]

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Livio’s Camino De Santiago Pilgrimage

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This is a quick post about Livio’s Camino De Santiago pilgrimage. I provide details that include maps, costs, logistical requirements and facts as well as links to additional details, photos and videos. This is a self-guided spiritual adventure on a shoestring. Follow the links to dig deeper into the pilgrimage. A 30-day pilgrimage from France, […]

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Mongolia by Horse Across the Alti Mountains

This is a quick post about travels across Mongolia by horse. It is a narrative of our Altai Mountains crossing by horse and photos and videos. This is a self-guided adventure on a shoestring. Follow the links to dig deeper into the adventure. Mongolian Horse with no Name This short journal was written upon my […]

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