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Adventure

A trek to the Annapurna

 

Trekkers on the trail to Annapurna Base Camp in Nepal.
Trekkers on the trail to Annapurna Base Camp in Nepal.Photo: Sudha Mahalingam
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The first rays of the sun on the Annapurna range. A glacier can be seen in front.
The first rays of the sun on the Annapurna range. A glacier can be seen in front.Photo: Sudha Mahalingam
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On the way to Jinu Danda, on the first day on the Annapurna Base Camp trail.
On the way to Jinu Danda, on the first day on the Annapurna Base Camp trail.Photo: Sudha Mahalingam
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The climb to Chamrung. The rough-hewn stone steps leading to the village seemed never-ending.
The climb to Chamrung. The rough-hewn stone steps leading to the village seemed never-ending.Photo: Sudha Mahalingam
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A trail near Annapurna Base Camp.
A trail near Annapurna Base Camp.Photo: Sudha Mahalingam
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Porters are the lifeline of trekking tourism in Nepal.
Porters are the lifeline of trekking tourism in Nepal.Photo: Sudha Mahalingam
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A porter carrying a water tank meant for tourists, near Siwai.
A porter carrying a water tank meant for tourists, near Siwai.Photo: Sudha Mahalingam
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Machhapuchhre, one of the peaks of the Annapurna range. The name comes from its pointy fishtail shape.
Machhapuchhre, one of the peaks of the Annapurna range. The name comes from its pointy fishtail shape.Photo: Sudha Mahalingam
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Corncobs left out to dry in Chumrung village.
Corncobs left out to dry in Chumrung village.Photo: Sudha Mahalingam
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Prayer flags at the base camp.
Prayer flags at the base camp.Photo: Sudha Mahalingam
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Dovan, one of the villages on the trail. Like most villages, it is located in densely wooded, dark jungles.
Dovan, one of the villages on the trail. Like most villages, it is located in densely wooded, dark jungles.Photo: Sudha Mahalingam
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A bridge on the trail.
A bridge on the trail.Photo: Sudha Mahalingam
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In Chumrung, with Annapurna forming the backdrop.
In Chumrung, with Annapurna forming the backdrop.Photo: Sudha Mahalingam
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