Escaped into the hills in November of 2020. Walking from Boudha into Helambu and eventually over Laurebina Pass to arrive in Gosaikunda. It was freezing. Overcast with a blustery winds at the lake with welcoming warm tea at every stop. Walking down from the pass […]
There’s a beautiful place in the hills of Helambu, Nepal called Melamchighyang, a valley also known as Yolmo. Trekkers pass through this valley going to or coming from Langtang and unbeknownst to many this hidden land is a sacred pilgrimage spot for Tibetan Buddhists. These […]
A week long pilgrimage into the budding spring forest of rhododendrons and sacred caves. Yolmo is a magical place indeed especially when you get caught in a blizzard. We started in melamchi gang where we spent three nights with a Tibetan family sitting in the […]
A winding trail hugs the hillside high above McLeod Gan. The trail to Triund is a beautiful hike through rolling green hills enveloped in fog that is constantly moving through the magical forest of rhododendrons. Shooting for ExOfficio along the way.