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The Himalaya

The majestic Machhapuchhre, also called Fish Tail, is omnipresent. (Basil Pao)
The steep steps of Chomrung, where Palin begins his trek to the Annapurna Base Camp. (Basil Pao)
Michael Palin sips a mug of garlic soup while looking out over Machhapuchhre Mountain. (Basil Pao)
Michael Palin crosses a stream on the way to Derali. (Basil Pao)
The porters rest at Machhapuchhre Base Camp. (Basil Pao)
The forest slopes above Pokhara. (Basil Pao)