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Expedition to Jagatsukh Peak- Summit Day

I have sceneries in my head, but no words to describe them. I have memories of places, but each time I immerse myself in them, something is different about them; something has changed. I remember shivering while feeling the adrenaline … Continue reading

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Expedition to Jagatsukh Peak- Day 4

Getting used to something. What does that even mean? Getting used to drinking alcohol means being able to drink more than you could earlier without falling flat on your face. Getting used to emotional pain means maybe becoming more callous … Continue reading

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Expedition to Jagatsukh Peak- Day 3

Being sensitive. I used to think that being sensitive means being overly emotional or ‘extra’ about everything. This has changed. Now I think that being sensitive means being aware. It means being so aware that even a droplet falling onto … Continue reading

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Expedition to Jagatsukh Peak- Day 2

Memories are the threads of the cosmos. What ties me to my yesterdays, my last years, my ten years ago aren’t my experiences, but my memories of my experiences. If with the dawn of each new day our memories of … Continue reading

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Expedition to Jagatsukh Peak- Day 1

There was a road. It twisted and twirled and then it disappeared. Then there was an Alpine forest and towards the clouds we neared. Soon the clouds seemed closer and the forest farther, Until the trees vanished and the terrain … Continue reading

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The Beginning of The Trail (Kathmandu-Phakding )

“For every unhappiness, there is an equal and opposite happiness.” To be able to attain one state, you must expose yourself to its opposite. Is that why some people choose to expose themselves to the harshest conditions possible? Do they … Continue reading

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The Prequel To Everest Base Camp

“I don’t think I should be drinking right now.” Seeing that this was the last of that quarter of Old Monk rum, I guess that it was a little late to be stumbling upon obvious universal truths. It was March … Continue reading

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