Annapurna Circuit: From Thorung La Pass to the Trail’s End
Follow editor Shannon Davis and his wife Emily as they trek the second half of the legendary Annapurna Circuit for their honeymoon.
17,769-foot Thorung La, the highest point on the Annapurna Circuit.
We descended more than 5,000 feet to Ranipauwa and the temple complex of Muktinath.
108 fountains line the temple grounds at Muktinath, which is sacred to both Hindus and Buddhists.
Sadhus, devout hindus, gather around a little fire near the temples. They'd walked here, barefoot.
Some pilgrims stopping for lunch on their way to Muktinath.
YacDonald's restaurant in Kagbheni. You feeling it?
Long trains of donkeys transport good from village to village.
Laundry day in Tatopani, a few days before we finished the circuit.
This photo continues to bring me much joy.
Near Kalopani we got stopped at a communist outpost where they asked us for a "donation."
Catching the sunrise view at 10,475-foot Poon Hill is an Annapurna Circuit tradition.
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