Day 7: Manang, Gangapurnapurna Glacier

The view waking up in Manang the next day, beeing the seventh day of our trip. We were absolutely exhausted but fortunately we had one day of rest/acclimatization ahead of us.
The view waking up in Manang the next day, beeing the seventh day of our trip. We were absolutely exhausted but fortunately we had one day of rest/acclimatization ahead of us.
The hotels and lodges used heater elements to provide hot showers. Water was warm enough for a comfortable shower from about 11:30 am to 1 pm.
The hotels and lodges used heater elements to provide hot showers. Water was warm enough for a comfortable shower from about 11:30 am to 1 pm.

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Maybe these are rare. It even had red eyes.
Maybe these are rare. It even had red eyes.
Just 15 minutes walk from Manang is the Gangapurna lake. The water comes from the Gangapurna Glacier which is to be found at the Gangapurna (7454 m).
Just 15 minutes walk from Manang is the Gangapurna lake. The water comes from the Gangapurna Glacier which is to be found at the Gangapurna (7454 m).

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We walked all the way to the second "layer" of trees on the right side - it was the closest we got before we had to turn back: You don't want to get stuck outside when it gets dark in these areas as there was no real trail and we had no torch with us, not to mention the -15 degrees at night.
We walked all the way to the second “layer” of trees on the right side – it was the closest we got before we had to turn back: You don’t want to get stuck outside when it gets dark in these areas as there was no real trail and we had no torch with us, not to mention the -15 degrees at night.
It was our first night it Manang and we saw "7 Years in Tibet" (with Brad Pitt). The followint day we say the French movie "Caravan". There's nothing like staying in the mountains all day followed by wathing movies concerning the history and life of mountainpeople in the evening.
It was our first night it Manang and we saw “7 Years in Tibet” (with Brad Pitt). The followint day we say the French movie “Caravan”. There’s nothing like staying in the mountains all day followed by wathing movies concerning the history and life of mountainpeople in the evening.
The Pepsi tasted flat. Apparently Diamox (altitude sickness pills) has that sideeffect. Or maybe it was just the altitude.
The Pepsi tasted flat. Apparently Diamox (altitude sickness pills) has that sideeffect. Or maybe it was just the altitude.

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