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Guess Who's Back...Back Again...
Since returning from following in Alexandra David-Neels' footsteps, to be honest I've been a bit lost and confused. The expedition was a...
10 Things I Didn't Fully Appreciate About a Warm Bed
We were now in Lachen, the sun had set, the dahl had been eaten and it was nearly time for bed. We were at 2700m so it was cold,...
The Road to Lachen
On the map, the road from Gangtok to Lachen looks pretty straight forward. I mean literally, it looks like a straight north west jobby...
Introducing Chairpack to My New Friends
It surprised me just how perfectly my homemade chairpack slotted into an Exodus Travels kit bag. With a few clothes and emergency...
4 DAY COUNTDOWN
There are only 4 days until we leave for India and there is still SO much to do! As my friends have probably noticed, I am extremely...
The Long Walk to Work
It's hard to train for walking in the Himalayas when you live in London. Once you've done the big hill in Richmond Park twice you're kind...
India: 12 Years On
The last time I went to India I was only 16, which is around the same time I first read My Journey to Lhasa by Alexandra David-Néel. It...
The Ultimate Adventurer: A Video
Check out this little video that History's Women Adventurers put together about Alexandra David-Néel, who they describe as the ULTIMATE...
A Little help from my Friends: Valerie Parkinson
I’ve been blown away by all the help I’ve been offered by friends, family and strangers since I started organising this expedition. The...
5 Books that Inspired my Journey
I've always loved books, so here are five of my favourites, which in some way or another have influenced the Woman with Altitude project:...