Things I Learnt Hiking in the Himalayas

Travelling into a third world country for the first time was always going to be eye opening. Add to that the fact I'd never been Asia before and I was in for a shock. Then finish it off with my decision during the planning of my trip to deliberately kept myself culturally ignorant, (to create a more honest reaction when I arrived) and I've got a recipe for learning a thing or two. That's exactly what I did during my month in Nepal. Below are a just a few things I learnt, I chose to exclude the more personal and more pointless ones for your faith in my sanity. 1: The Sherpa are an incredible people (The 'Sherpa' people are the native ethnic group to the Himalayas's). As I climbed above 4,