Day 17 - Kalopani - Tatopani We wake up at the foot of a beautifully clear Dalaugiri, thankfully we remain unmolested by the cabbage zombies that Susan had feared. I exit the room and walk the short distance along the balcony to the shared sink to clean my teeth. And there in the reflection behind me are the Annapurnas. So vast and distant. My first pang of sorrow that the trek is nearing the end and that these incredible peaks are now literally and metaphorically behind me.
THE ADVENTURES OF ANNAPURNA , PART 2 – KATHMANDU Day 3 – Monkey dodging & tattoo design Tom has the whole day off so he takes us along to the monkey temple. Susan is not a fan of monkeys and neither am I since seeing a woman endure, and lose, a wrestling match over a summer dress on Gibraltar Rock a few months back. And they’re a bit creepy. We’re both stupidly apprehensive about climbing some steps to this temple. And what a climb it is, a nosebleed inducing climb up an endl