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✦ Annapurna National Park, Nepal
Hiking through the Himalayas was the main reason for us to travel to Nepal. When we got our permits for the famous Annapurna Nationalpark we were not sure if we could go, because last years´winter had been really tough and the weather forecast left it uncertain if the trail was even accessible. This pic was taken on our third day of trekking when we didn’t even see a single cloud for the whole day. We were surrounded by peaks above 7000 meters and made our way through deep snow under clear blue skies, which was the perfect hiking experience we had hoped for.


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✦ Kathmandu, Nepal
Normally we try to capture moments the way we actually experience them, that’s why you probably see our backs more often than our faces. Considering the current Corona pandemic we are particularly grateful for all the amazing things we were allowed to experience during the last couple of years, the obstacles we’ve overcome and the challenges we’ve passed as a couple. And let us tell you one thing: WE. ARE. NOT. DONE. We don’t even think about neglecting our biggest dream of exploring the world and truly believe that manifestation is the biggest step to achieve a goal. That’s why we need to announce that we just started to plan our next trip around the world.


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✦ Lumbini, Nepal
This little buddy gave us a quite evil look as we were exploring the huge park and temple complex of Lumbini, the birthplace of Siddhartha Gautama. Countries from all over the world participated in this ambitious project to create a pilgrimage site for Buddhists. Despite the artificial complex reminding of a spiritual Disneyland, the vast vegetation and countless animals still give this place a peaceful charm. Inspired by the atmosphere we decided to join a strict silent meditation retreat for three days, which was … let’s just say a very unique experience itself – but that’s another storyThis is some rare footage of us smiling straight into our camera lens at Holi Festival in Kathmandu, Nepal. Normally we try to capture moments the way we actually experience them, that’s why you probably see our backs more often than our faces. Considering the current Corona pandemic we are particularly grateful for all the amazing things we were allowed to experience during the last couple of years, the obstacles we’ve overcome and the challenges we’ve passed as a couple. And let us tell you one thing: WE. ARE. NOT. DONE. We don’t even think about neglecting our biggest dream of exploring the world and truly believe that manifestation is the biggest step to achieve a goal. That’s why we need to announce that we just started to plan our next trip around the world.


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✦ Thorang La Pass, Annapurna CA, Nepal
Bad weather didn´t allow us to spend as much time in the Himalayas as planned, but we really wanted to hike Nepal´s famous Annapurna Circuit. It wasn´t even sure if the trail would be open when we get there, but Irene kept saying: „We will be standing on top of Thorang La pass under a blue sky, you´ll see!“ Eventually her mantra became reality and we reached the highest point of the trail at 5416 meters above sea level under perfect weather conditions, which meant so much more to us than just getting to another cool spot. It was the reward for our courage of not giving up and making the best out of any situation, so we just had to celebrate this special moment with the most expensive but also tastiest hot chocolate we ever had.


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✦ Pashupatinath, Kathmandu
„We´re kept from our goal not by obstacles, but by a clear path to a lesser goal.“ – Bhagavad Gita. While traveling through Nepal we met many Sadhus around Kathmandu, who are ascetic monks or just religious people living a keen spiritual life. They refuse to own any possessions including a home, live on what they get as donations and spend most of the day sitting on the same spot in a temple meditating and waiting for liberation after the final phase of their hindu lives.


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✦ Annapurna CA, Nepal
Dear Nepal, we can´t quite believe that it has already been 8 weeks since we first met you. We had such a great time visiting your countless temples, hiking the stunning Himalayas, meeting your locals, celebrating our first Holi and exploring wildlife in the jungle. You have taught us so many lessons, mainly about the power of positive thinking, listening to our hearts when it comes to decision making, staying patient on nerve wrecking bus rides and improving our teamwork as a couple. We hereby promise that we’ll definitely come back one day to hike more of your mountains, discover different remote places and even eat the rest of all these deep fried momos you have to offer.


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✦ Kathmandu, Nepal
Summarizing 5 weeks of your life in a few sentences and a little picture is almost impossible, but let’s just say: We’re doing absolutely great. Bodnath Stupa is one of the most important Buddhist pilgrimage sites, which lies in a nice yard surrounded by beautiful old houses with lots of little restaurants, where we dove right into Nepals cuisine and probably ate the spiciest meal of our lives.