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In 2012 I followed the Great Himalaya Trail; a network of existing treks and trails which together form one of the longest and highest trails in the world.

Walking in the shadow of eight of the world’s highest peaks, I passed through the jungle-like forests in Eastern Nepal and the arid high mountain deserts in the West of the country, where I visited some of the most remote communities on earth, Along my way, there were two passes over 6,000 m and sixteen between 5,000 and 6,000 m; those below I stopped counting after a while.

My lecture, however, is not about adventure in a fantastic landscape only; it is also about people who still have to fight for survival.

Great Himalaya Trail

1700 km Across the Roof of the World

90 min audio-visual show

(also 45 min version available)

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