Tiger Balm Tales

Hiking the Annapurna Circuit is possible for all ages. This is the story and resources for how my 73 year old father and I hiked the Annapurna circuit successfully.

Annapurna Itinerary

December 4, 2009 10 Comments »

Tiger Balm Tales – vol. 3 Start from the beginning! Tiger Balm Tales – vol. 1, vol. 2 We saw the first glimpse of them from the plane window – the rigid, snowy Himalayan peaks. They were practically at eye level with our cruising altitude; you could reach out and touch them as if they […]

Travel Back in Time

December 9, 2009 8 Comments »

Tiger Balm Tales Vol. 4 Travel Back in Time Itinerary:  Kathmandu to Puma Photos: View Puma Snapshots We said goodbye to the bustling city of Kathmandu and hopped in our time machine which took us back in time about 50 yrs. A time and place where electricity and plumbing were not guaranteed, where harvesting was […]

Road Work Ahead

December 28, 2009 10 Comments »

Tiger Balm Tales Vol. 6 Day 2 & 3 Bahundanda to Dharapani What is it about growing older that changes us?  Not only do our feet get bigger, but we tend to also develop more irrational fears.  I’ve been aware of it for some time now; my growing fear of heights.   As each year goes […]