10 Things to Expect on a Long Trek

The trek tests you. Emotionally. Mentally. Physically. You get strong. Mentally. Physically. Emotionally. As the days go by you start believing in yourself and your ability to achieve this goal. You become your best cheerleader and motivational speaker, mentally singing to yourself “Go Kimi! Go Kimi!” Walking is meditative. If you have any unresolved emotional sh*t (like …

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Impressions of Kathmandu

The descent into the capital city of Nepal is almost magical. As the plane approaches Kathmandu, you see the world’s highest mountains peeking through the pillowy clouds. As the plane cuts through the clouds and makes its final approach, you see the large expanse of the city. Low-rise buildings in every color imaginable, situated in a …

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Everest Base Camp: The Journey

The trip to Everest Base Camp was not the trip I initially wanted to take. In fact, I wanted to go to the warm beaches of South East Asia but I ended up in the cold mountains of the Himalayas. It just happened. Once I came across it online, I was drawn to the trek …

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