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The Nepali Flat

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Length: 6 hrs and 50 mins
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Join Gordon Alexander in Nepal as he drags his "heavy ass" over the Himalayas in this hilarious, adventure-soaked account of the Three Passes Trek, culminating in a visit to Everest Base Camp. 

Together with guide Subash and porter Nima, Gordon tackles high passes in excess of 5,400 meters (17,700 feet) and explains how high altitude affects a mildly overweight road builder from sea level in the tropics. Each part of the journey brings new challenges, including sub-freezing temperatures, almost falling into a crevasse, and alarmingly warm beer. 

Along the way he discovers the local Kukri Rum, traverses glaciers, interacts with eccentric and curious characters, and takes in the most beautiful views on the planet. 

Contains mature themes.

©2016 Gordon Alexander (P)2018 Tantor

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  • 06-08-18

Everyman Travels

Written from a non elite athlete perspective which made it all the more relatable and enjoyable. Great sense of the day to day feeling of travel in the region.

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  • 23-04-18

True Nepal

The story truly takes you to Nepal. It was great to travel through the trekking areas.