A trek to the Annapurna

Trekkers on the trail to Annapurna Base Camp in Nepal.


The first rays of the sun on the Annapurna range. A glacier can be seen in front.

On the way to Jinu Danda, on the first day on the Annapurna Base Camp trail.

The climb to Chamrung. The rough-hewn stone steps leading to the village seemed never-ending.

A trail near Annapurna Base Camp.

Porters are the lifeline of trekking tourism in Nepal.

A porter carrying a water tank meant for tourists, near Siwai.

Machhapuchhre, one of the peaks of the Annapurna range. The name comes from its pointy fishtail shape.

Corncobs left out to dry in Chumrung village.

Prayer flags at the base camp.

Dovan, one of the villages on the trail. Like most villages, it is located in densely wooded, dark jungles.

A bridge on the trail.

In Chumrung, with Annapurna forming the backdrop.

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Trekkers on the trail to Annapurna Base Camp in Nepal.
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