Spring Lecture: On the Track of Yaks in Nepal
16 March 2014 14:30
5-week journey from Kathmandu to the Tsum Valley on the Tibet
border, via Ghap school. The school was built by hand by
locals for their children - a dream made possible through funds
from 'Hazel's Footprints Trust', a small UK charity which the
The talk will focus on personal encounters with the people,
their lives, and the changing landscape, from the tropical lushness
of the sun-baked foothills, through to the alpines nestling in the
snowline at over 4,500 m altitude. It provides a glimpse into a
remote world, without mechanisation or basic amenities, where
living in tune with nature is not an aspiration but the key to
About the speaker:Rachel Ormrod is a former market
researcher, enthusiastic traveller, keen gardener, and Chairman of
Hoylake and District Gardening Society.
What does it cost?
Nothing - its free!
Do I need to book a place?
No - just turn up on the day.
Organised by the Friends of Ness
No ticket is required