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.

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Breathe Through Your Mouth

Posted by on December 21, 2009

If blogs were scratch and sniff…you’d really be in trouble with this post. I found myself chanting the mantra, “Breathe through your mouth, not through your nose.” – while completely naked.
Oh, sorry, I got ahead of myself; let me go back to the beginning.

Road Work Ahead

Posted by on December 28, 2009

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 […]

Changing Rhythms on the Annapurna Circuit

Posted by on January 12, 2010

Tiger Balm Tales Vol. 7 Day 4-5-6 A routine is formed. Get up at 6:30AM. Pack up everything by 7:00AM. Eat breakfast. Begin to hike from 7:30AM to 4 or 5 PM. Unpack and change out of sweaty clothes. Choose dinner from the same menu as the night before (even though it’s a different tea […]


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