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The air up there: Inside Upper Mustang

May 19, 2011


So there I am in Kagbeni, the southern-most town of the District of Upper Mustang, about to cross the border with my two friends into the “restricted” area of northern Nepal, and I’m wondering, “What the heck will I find in this desolate land? By the time I’m done, I’ll have spent over $1,000 and […]

The air up there: An introduction

May 7, 2011


After a month-long hiatus from blogging, I’ve got a lot to share. But I’ll admit it’s mostly about Upper Mustang, a remote northern area in the Nepali Himalayan range where I spent two weeks in April. Getting up to and into Upper Mustang is no easy feat. As a “restricted zone,” foreign nationals are required […]