Altitude Sickness or Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) is a medical consideration faced while trekking in the Himalayas. It rarely occurs at altitudes lower than 2,800m/9,186 ft., and only minor symptoms occur below 3,000m/9842ft. The sickness occurs when the body does not adjust well to the lack of oxygen at higher altitudes. The major cause of...Read More
After almost bringing travel and tourism to a near stand-still, travel has slowly leaped back although it may not be the same anymore, at least for quite a while. With rampant vaccination in place, the entire world is recovering bit by bit from the various impacts of the health pandemic. COVID test for travel could...Read More
12 days, 19,500 Feet, and 32 miles later… I decided to embark on the Mount Kailash/Lake Mansarovar Yatra in May of 2010 after graduating from law school. I envisioned it being a great release after sitting for the Illinois Bar Exam at the end of July. Yatra means a Hindu pilgrimage to a Holy place...Read More
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