The Joys of Jamacho Peak and Nagarjun Forest

“Where do you want to run this weekend?” Roger and Richard asked. I didn’t mind. Just as long as there were mountains involved and absolutely no leeches, I was up for running anywhere. In the end, we all agreed to head to Jamacho peak, just west of Kathmandu city. At 2095 metres altitude, it’s the … Continue reading The Joys of Jamacho Peak and Nagarjun Forest

The Attack of the Leeches

23 Leech Bites. That’s how many I had after a fraught morning’s adventure in one of Kathmandu Valley’s woods. I had gone looking for a trail to bring the Hash runners along, in the area just off Champadevi Ridge. There was a small trail through the forest that went up and over the hill into … Continue reading The Attack of the Leeches