The Himalayan Challenge

As the Twin Otter roared through the mountains, I could see the altimeter in the cockpit. We were at 10,000ft but the mountains on either side were higher than us! I saw a small dirt airstrip below us, “How sweet” I thought, then I suddenly realised that was our landing strip.

Browsing a hard-drive from a long decommissioned family computer, I found this report of a Himalayan trek that my Dad wrote in 1999. He did the walk in aid of the Frimley MacMillan Nurse Appeal. Continue reading “The Himalayan Challenge”