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Al Fresco

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Annapurna sanctuary Nepal
« on: 16:11:40, 10/02/13 »
HI everyone
I am off to the Annapurna Sanctuary in Nepal at Easter starting in Kathmandu for a nice long and high trek and was wondering if anyone on here has been before. Would love to hear if you have any tips or tales .
Cheers  Al

joester

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Re: Annapurna sanctuary Nepal
« Reply #1 on: 18:14:40, 10/02/13 »
You need to message forum member 'Romaway'.


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Al Fresco

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Re: Annapurna sanctuary Nepal
« Reply #2 on: 07:31:34, 11/02/13 »
Thanks for that joester, I have just found and read the thread and mailed Romaway.
Much appreciated !!
Al

ekso

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Re: Annapurna sanctuary Nepal
« Reply #3 on: 15:41:47, 11/02/13 »
HI everyone
I am off to the Annapurna Sanctuary in Nepal at Easter starting in Kathmandu for a nice long and high trek and was wondering if anyone on here has been before. Would love to hear if you have any tips or tales .
Cheers  Al

How Lucky. We did the Annapurna Circuit back in 2000 and it was lovely.  Lovely places like Poon Hill, Tadapani and Dhampus (my favourite).
 
Some tips:
1. Read the book "Short Walks in Shangri-La is by Peter Browne". Lovely.
2. Get a UV filter for your camera...you will be in high mountain range with lots of white stuff
3. Make sure you have a good guide. If not, email me, we still keep in contact with our guide and when he came over to do the "mountains" ok UK, stayed with us. Make sure you give a good tip at the end of your journey...in many cases, money is better than a set of binoculars !
4. At Guest Houses, try to order simple, hearty dishes. The folks dont really have much more than a simple stove, so complex multiple dishes will take long.
 
Enjoy, it'll be fantastic.

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Re: Annapurna sanctuary Nepal
« Reply #4 on: 09:27:09, 15/02/13 »
I was told by more than one tour operator that if I was to do only one trek in my life to Himalayas it should be the Sanctuary one as it is so beautiful.  Will look forward to hearing all about your trek and a link to your photos. 

I have just received my photo book from Jessops (even though Jessops went under the linked photo company, CEWE who are also the provider for Smiths and Argos, honoured the order albeit a bit late) 

I would truly recommend creating a photo book to record your trips.  I selected a hard cover glossy page format and black background with white font for labels.  I had a happy few hours designing and cropping, expanding, zooming and placing my treasured photos into this book and the standard of prints was amazing.  My sister thought I had managed to find this book in a book shop and commented  that it had photos just like mine until she turned the page and saw me in one.

The software is brilliant and after a few drafts and experiment to see what the options were, was easy to use.  Cost between 24 (special offer at time of 1/3 off)  but got loads of photos in it and some collages on few pages.  I used one suitable photo for front snd back cover and some suitable photos to be backgrounds over one or two pages and superimposed smaller photos onto this background.

They are always having special offers and they look 100 times better than just prints or kept on computer in my opinion.