8 Curious Facts About Nepal

8 Curious Facts About Nepal

  There’s more to Nepal than just the spectacular mountain panorama… Here are a few lesser known facts about Nepal, the little landlocked home of the Himalayas. Buddhism originated in Nepal  In the 6th century BC, Prince Siddhartha Gautama was born into the Sakya royal family of Kapilavastu, near Lumbini. He later embarked on a path of

Why I Chose to Support Education

    “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world” Nelson Mandela “Education is the movement from darkness to light” Allan Bloom I usually try and avoid using quotes, the invention of Facebook and Instagram ensuring you have probably seen every significant quote at least 10 times throughout the

Kilimanjaro: Journey to the Roof of Africa

    The roof of Africa, the highest freestanding mountain in the world and most importantly for me, a member of the Seven Summits. Enough has been written about Mount Kilimanjaro that there is not a whole lot more for me to add. Ever since the first ascent in 1889, it has become a popular addition

Cycling Vietnam: From Saigon to Hanoi in 25 days

*This is a post I wrote for  another blog over at deadat30.com. I used this ride as fitness training for my first summit, Mt Kilimanjaro. Was quite an adventure so I thought a few of you may be interested in having a read.   “So what are you guys getting up to while you’re in

7 Summits Project Website is Live!

Welcome to the 7 Summits Project! My names Cody and I intend to scale the 7 Summits (the highest peak on each continent) whilst raising $250,000 for Save the Children. That funding is to be directed towards children’s educational opportunities in Nepal, Asia’s most impoverished country. There is plenty of info about the project throughout

India’s Singalila Trek

This is just a short post to give my opinion and a little insight into the Singalila national park that I recently trekked. If you are considering it or just curious and want a little more information, I recommend this post: http://indiahikes.in/trek-sandakphu/  Served me well. (Don’t pay attention to trek times though. They must be