Wednesday, March 2, 2011
A sling, a cricket ball, and a hilltop
This is the first slinging I've done at altitude. Of course, around hear 4500 ft really isn't anything at all. In fact "dara" means hilltop, or something like that anyway. "Mountain" or himal can not be applied unless there is snow on it year around. The best thing about slinging in the Himilayas is the cricket balls. The ones sold in the shops around here are tennis balls filled with something to make them a bit heavier like a cricket ball. It's the perfect slinging size and weight. The worst thing about slinging in the Himilayas is that behind every bush and signpost there are ten people. Almost anywhere I go is to dangerous to sling... So to the mountain tops... I mean the hilltops I shall go.