Cambria Sawyer

Hello (or "Howdy," as us Texans sometimes say)! If you haven't guessed by now, India is not where I was born, but I am finding my home away from home here trekking in the Himalayas and working as a Content Writer for Bikat Adventures. Back home when I'm not in one of my university classes, the city of Austin is my playground, and I spend my days drumming, taste-testing tacos and exploring the hike-and-bike trails. "What good is living the life you've been given if all you do is stand in place?"

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Popular Treks Informative Trekking Har ki Dun Trek Crazy is a Good Thing : What the Mountains did to me
03 May 2017 | Cambria Sawyer

We trek so that we can go a little crazy. After all, who willingly gives up their time and precious breath to go wheezing up a mountain's incline, showerless and devoid of our precious internet- all t

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Popular Treks Deo Tibba Base Camp: A Healing Trek
30 June 2018 | Cambria Sawyer

It’s not exactly a secret that trekking is good for you. Those sore legs are a sign of a workout well-done, the pure Himalayan air soothes the lungs and there’s no denying that the week aw

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Aspirational Expeditions Junargali at Roopkund
23 July 2018 | Cambria Sawyer

The view from Junargali atop Roopkund. Absolutely stunning.

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Popular Treks Legends Untold of Deo Tibba Base Camp Trek
25 July 2018 | Cambria Sawyer

Okay, here’s the deal. Trekking in India blows trekking in the United States out of the water. Before you get any kind of ideas like ‘wow, this chick really doesn’t like her country

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Popular Treks A Secret Itinerary: What Lies Beyond Deo Tibba Base Camp
25 July 2018 | Cambria Sawyer

We are all mountain-lovers here, so I’m going to be completely honest with you, because that’s what you deserve- so here goes nothing: Mini Chandratal, visited on Day 4 of the Deo Tibba B

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Popular Treks Rediscovering Strength: A Story of Deo Tibba Base Camp
27 July 2018 | Cambria Sawyer

Let me preface this with a note: To everyone who has ever suffered from an injury- I don’t care how small- and has or is working through it, this one's for you. This blog is also for Deo Tibba B

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Aspirational Expeditions My Friendly Enemy: The Kang Yatse II Experience
07 August 2018 | Cambria Sawyer

How do you describe something that is indescribable? Honestly, I’m having issues beginning this blog. To be fair, after any trek, I find it difficult to convey to people back home how wonderful

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Aspirational Expeditions Stok Kangri vs. Kang Yatse II: The Verdict
09 September 2018 | Cambria Sawyer

You’ve heard of one, but probably not the other. We are about to change that. Stok Kangri has, for years, been the “it” trek in Ladakh when it comes to limit-pushing treks, reachin

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Informative Tell the World Your Trekking Story
11 October 2018 | Cambria Sawyer

Every trekker has a story. After all, there's a reason we keep coming back again and again to the mountains- personal struggles are overcome, miraculous sights are witnessed and lifelong connections a

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Aspirational Expeditions Experiential Updates Climbing Mountains with our Eyes Closed
02 November 2018 | Cambria Sawyer

Do you ever lay in bed after a huge day, with all your lights off, staring up at the ceiling that you can’t actually see because its too dark and go over the last 24 hours of your life? You kno

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Informative Informative Five Things Every Solo Woman Traveller Should Know
21 November 2018 | Cambria Sawyer

There will be no sugarcoating in this article- traveling solo as a woman is invigorating, weird, terrifying and a whole host of other adjectives. Society glorifies it, but people still seem surprised

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Popular Treks Informative These 4 Campsites of Miyar Valley will Leave you Speechless
10 January 2019 | Cambria Sawyer

Himachal Pradesh is infamous for its trails, and why wouldn’t it be? Rupin Pass, Patalsu Peak, Hampta Pass - the list of legendary treks goes on and on, but there’s one thing they’ve

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Popular Treks Informative Why Miyar Valley is the Perfect Trek for Beginners
13 January 2019 | Cambria Sawyer

So your friend went on a trek. Suddenly their Instagram game is on fire, they can’t stop talking about how transformative it was to have a high-altitude getaway from life’s chaos and thei

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Aspirational Expeditions Informative Everest Base Camp versus Annapurna Base Camp: How to Choose
17 January 2019 | Cambria Sawyer

Everest Base Camp Versus Annapurna Base Camp   Everest Base Camp and Annapurna Base Camp, the two treks many outdoor enthusiasts carry on their bucket list for years, hoping to one day join the

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Informative Informative 5 Tips for Trekking in Nepal
19 January 2019 | Cambria Sawyer

A goldmine for outdoor adventure enthusiasts, Nepal sees a massive flood of visitors each year from every corner of the globe hoping to get a glimpse of some of the world’s most impressive mount

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