Papua New Guinea Mt. Hagen 2016 Tour Announced

by Beth Whitman (March 6th, 2015)

If you’ve spent time with me or been following this blog for awhile, you likely know how enamored I am with Papua New Guinea. I don’t remember an exact moment, but my love affair with PNG likely started with the cover of a National Geographic magazine. My parents were subscribers and I’m sure I was […]

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Trekking: What the Nepalese could learn from the Bhutanese

by Beth Whitman (October 23rd, 2014)

You’ve undoubtedly heard about the tragedy on the Annapurna Circuit in Nepal last week where 40+ people died when heavy snow and blizzard conditions unexpectedly hit during prime trekking season. While it’s believed the bodies of all foreigners have been located, local porters and guides are reportedly still missing. Having just returned from the 25-day […]

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Snowman Trek Time

by Beth Whitman (September 16th, 2014)

It’s been a long time in the making (more than a year), but it’s finally time for the Snowman Trek. If you’re just now dropping in, the Snowman Trek is a 25-day, 220-mile trek across the Himalayas in Bhutan. We’ll be as high as 18,200 feet and will be hiking over about 11 passes, many […]

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