Over the Top – Annapurna Circuit last Day

High Camp – 4800+ meters. Stars stars stars – but it was cold! I woke up and wanted to drink some water – it was frozen solid in the room. Quick to the restaurant and some hot tea. Than we did wait till there was sun at the trail. 9 am – sun is here – lets roll. Took me 3 hours to the highest point: 5416m. To take a picture of the pass you go a bit higher – but lets say this was the 2nd time i was over 5400. I did overtake some idiots that start at 3 in the morning (freeeezing cold!!!!) 45 minutes lower than my hotel. It is as dark as inside a yak – and as cold as in your ice box – wtf is the point??
Oh – yes they had a guide – that was in a hurry I guess. So I could move with only a T-shirt. Had to put on a jacket on the top of course – everybody was there – the boys from the us – the Russians, the English, the artists from London, the Frogs, my new friend from NYC. The Russians had genuine duty-free whiskey and cognac – and they did share as well as the Americans with their local booze. Than you walk down for hours and reach the 1st village – motorbikes, truck and jeeps – that was it!
Cheers Nepal – I had a really good time!!

Annapurna Treck - over the pass

Annapurna Treck - over the pass

Annapurna Treck - over the pass

Annapurna Treck - over the pass

Annapurna Treck - over the pass

Annapurna Treck - over the pass

Annapurna Treck - over the pass

Annapurna Treck - over the pass

Annapurna Treck - over the pass

Annapurna Treck - over the pass

Annapurna Treck - over the pass

Annapurna Treck - over the pass

Annapurna Treck - over the pass

Annapurna Treck - over the pass

Annapurna Treck - over the pass

Marc Hastenteufel

I like to travel and i like to snap pictures! My mother got me a Eurorail ticket when i was 15 and together with 2 friends we adventured into France. This was the beginning of a new addiction. I do like to take pictures so one thing leads to another and on this site i want to share some of my pictures and some of my trips with you! Now i am on the road for more than 6 months every year. Visiting old friends and making new friends while exploring this big blue ball.

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