Starting the trek

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAUs organizing our packs, the porters organizing their packs, I’m ready to go.  The porters had to go through a checkpoint to have their packs weighed – they are allowed 25 KM for the company then only 1 to 2 km for their own items.  We stopped at the sign for a briefing from our guide then we lined up at our checkpoint where our passports were compared to our permits and everything got stamped.  I had gotten up at 0400 to head out and we started hiking at 1100……it was a couple of hours just to get to KM 82 then a lot of red tape to get onto the trail.

About Gramma Barbie

I am first and foremost young at heart. I am proud to be a mother and grandmother. I have been a nurse since graduating from BCIT in 1974. I am now ready to also be known as a world traveller.
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