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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...
No Modern Equipment: The Verdict!
It may surprise you to learn, that trekking without any modern day clothing or equipment isn't actually all completely horrendous. In...
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...
Traditional Clothes Wake-up Call
On Wednesday 15th November, I grabbed my many bags, and did the final long walk to work…only joking I obviously got a taxi! I knew there...
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...
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...
The Story of the Yak Wool Hat
Somewhere along the way, during the final six month stretch of her 14 year journey, Alexandra David-Néel came across a fur hat in a patch...
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...
A Poem about Alexandra
It was National Poetry Day last week, and while I was relentlessly googling Alexandra David-Néel like usual, I stumbled across a really...
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:...