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The valley of the Duth Kola - the last hop to Dharapani

travellogue Day 1t: On the last day of our Manaslu round trek we reached dharapni, which is situated on the regular Annapurna circuit.


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Our Porters Suresh and Ghopal

For breakfast we finished all the remaining eggs in our lovely teahouse .

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After landslides the trail can be somewhat difficult

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Near the path a natural Marihuana patch

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When we first saw a big bird we thought it may be an eagle.

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Manaslu 05 HPS 14-07 P0350But soon we realised that it was Vultures, the so called Lammergeier. There were plenty of them.







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When we arrived in the little village, we saw the reason. A horse had been killed by a Yak and it was horribly stinking. But for vultures this is a wonderful smell telling them of a tasty meal.


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The Gurung village of Tilije

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It was warm on everywhere flowers were flourishing.






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Finaly we reached the Marsyangi Valley and the village of Dharapani

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And we all needed a hot shower!

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The End of Manaslu Round


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To the travellogue Annapurna circuit

Photos: the pictures of the Manaslu pages are from me and my friends. You can see the respective photographer in the filename of the photo: HH = Hans Henninger, HPS = Hans-Peter Stupp, MJ = Manfred Jeckel and AdR = Andrées de Ruiter

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