Red velvet

After six days of trekking in the Kanchenjunga National Park, we returned to Yuksam with leaden feet and plenty of food cravings. A sleepy little village in West Sikkim, it’s the base for Dzongri and Goechala mountain pass. Come April and October, there are more trekkers milling about here than locals. The road to the park isContinue reading “Red velvet”

On top of the world

Early in November, Harish Kapadia was conferred the Piolets D’Or Asia Lifetime Achievement Award from the Union of Asian Alpine Associations, which hands out the “Oscars of climbing”. How did he celebrate? By climbing another mountain, of course. This time, he and his group headed out to explore Incheon in South Korea. “It was just aContinue reading “On top of the world”