The Majestic Fish Tail Mountain (Machapuchre) in the Annapurna sanctuary
We awoke early to a breathtaking view of Machapuchhre, and the first glimpse of the Modi Khola lived up to its reputation. There was a small village close to the barn, and we enjoyed a warm cup of chai before donning our gear and heading down the river.
Our fun meters surged to new levels as we paddled down this incredible, continuous stream through another ancient, terraced valley. We stopped for lunch on a remote beach and took a short siesta in the autumn sun. The afternoon offered more of the same, and we arrived in Birethanti with ear-to-ear adrenaline smiles, and booked a room for fifty cents at the local teahouse.