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Checking in from the Condor's Nest on Illimani, Bolivia. MM Collection
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October 11, 2010

Kathmandu City Tour

After having survived several days of riding back seat on motorcycles running errands in preparation for our expedition, I welcome the relative safety of the tourist mini-bus we take on city tours. Our Mera Peak group is now all together and ready to immerse ourselves in the adventure. 

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October 9, 2010

The other side of Nepal

For visitors to Nepal, the city of Kathmandu is a sideshow complete with Hindu holy men walking the streets, monkeys grabbing at your pack at Buddhist temples, freak street lore from the days of the hippies, funeral ghats, a soap opera story of a fallen kingdom, and so much more – all captivating beyond description. [+] READ MORE

October 8, 2010

Lions en route to Nepal

Posted by Mark Gunlogson/ President 

Some 30+ hours of travel from Seattle I arrive in Kathmandu, tired, but happy to be on my way back to the Himalaya after a fifteen year absence. From my first trip some twenty years ago I expect to see many changes, from a Nepal without a king, the emergence of a Maoist movement, an upsurge of tourists to this mystical place, and Kathmnadu bursting at the seams.

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October 1, 2010

New extension: Amazon Lodge in Peru!

Mountain Madness is pleased to offer a relaxing way to explore the Amazon Basin after trekking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu or our other adventures based out of Cusco, Peru. This can be done as an 3-5 day extension to the Inca Trail Trek, Inca Trail Deluxe, and Ausangate Trek and Climb trips. The Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica offers ultimate luxury while surrounded by the lush Amazon rainforest.

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