The Himalayas. The largest mountain range in the world. The initial plan was to spend some days exploring Kathmandu, and then take the bus to Pokhara to do some serious trekking up to the Annapurna base camp from which you can enjoy 14 peaks at around 7-8000m (23-26,500 ft) and watch a spectacular sunrise at a place called Poon Hill.

When I was done in Nepal, the plan was to take the bus south down into India with Mumbai as the final destination for the whole expedition. Sadly though, things didn’t go as expected…