Thursday, January 26, 2017

Sequoia National Park Winter | Photographs

One of the most beautiful National Parks of the USA but not as popular as Yosemite, Sequoia has its own charm during winter.  It is often visited along with the adjacent Kings Canyon National Park . Some photographs taken during a winter visit a few years ago.

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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Vital Statistics | Five Days Trekking in the Annapurna Foothills

South Col Expeditions trekked the Annapurna foothills for five days in the last week of December 2016. The vital statistics on this route are extremely interesting!The route map is given above in blue.  Here are some snapshots from the day to day statistics-

Kande to Austrian Camp to Tolka
Tolka to Landrung down to the river and up to Ghandrung
Ghandrung to Tadapani
Tadapani to Ghorepani
Ghorepani down to Ulleri and then Hillay

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Annapurna Foothills Trek | Poon Hill and Ghandrung 2016

The village of Landrung with Annapurna south and Huinchuli
South Col Expeditions did the beautiful five days Annapurna Foothills Trek in the last week of December 2016. The weather was perfect and so were the views Some photographs from this trek are below:

Evening Poon Hill view - Annapurna I, South, Huinchuli and Machhapuchare on the right

Dhaulagiri and Tukuche from the Superview lodge Ghorepani

Sunset at Poon Hill

Annapurna South from the forest between Deorali and Ghorepani

Descending from Landrung - the right fork goes to New bridge and Chomrong while the left
leads to the river and then up to Ghandrung

The group at Ghorepani
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Monday, January 2, 2017

Nepal Himalaya A Journey Through Time | Book Launch Kolkata

The third book launch of Nepal Himalaya | A Journey Through Time - Photographs by Sujoy Das, Text by Lisa Choegyal,  Drawings by Paula Sengupta and Foreword by Reinhold Messner will be launched in Kolkata at The Harrington Street Arts Centre on Saturday 7th January 2017 at 6.30 pm. The book will be launched by Mr Meher H Mehta, former Vice President of the Himalayan Club  and a senior member of the mountaineering fraternity. The launch will be preceded by a photographic presentation on the lost kingdom of Mustang.

All are welcome for this launch.

Some photographs from the book are below:

The book is available both at and 

The Indian distributors for the book are


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