EBC Day 3 – Rest Day in Namche Bazaar

10/11/2012 Some call it a rest day, some acclimatization day. I’m leaning towards the latter as our schedule for today really does not have much rest incorporated in. Our first stop is a… Continue reading

EBC Day 2, Phakding – Namche Bazaar

10/10/2012 All together we are a group of 6. Our guide Dorji is not as chatty as the sherpa guiding our Australian friends, but he seems polite every time we ask a question and genuinely… Continue reading

EBC Day 1, Lukla – Phakding

10/09/2012 We have about an hour in Lukla, the gate to the Everest Base Camp trek and other destinations. We stroll through the street which are full of life. The planes seems to… Continue reading

EBC, Arrival to Kathmandu, October 2012

The bus drops us off at the airport hall which is about 100 feet from where the plane unloaded us. I estimate that we could have walked the distance faster. There is the… Continue reading

EBC – Seattle/Vancouver – Vancouver/Hong Kong, October 2012

The flight seems never-ending, but finally breakfast is served and shortly afterwards we start descending. Underneath us lies Hong Kong. The city is just awakening and in the mist of this hazy morning… Continue reading

Hidden Lake Peak, 9/15-2012 – 9/16/2012

WOW would be an understatement for the sight of stars covering the sky as far as the eye could see as we stepped out of the lookout after a delicious dinner consisting of… Continue reading

WONDERLAND TRAIL, Day 9, North Pyuallup – Mowich Lake, 8/12/2012

It was hard to break camp that morning knowing this was the last day of our adventure. We had a 15-mile day ahead of us, so we did not procrastinate, and before the… Continue reading

WONDERLAND TRAIL , Day 8, Devil’s Dream – North Pyuallup, 8/11/2012

It’s always fun to explore a new area, and this day was all about it. We entered the part of the park we never been to, not on the Wonderland Trail, neither any… Continue reading

WONDERLAND TRAIL, Day 7, Paradise River – Devil’s Dream, 8/10/2012

Another re-supply day. A bucket of goodies awaited us in Longmire, including cookies and a bottle of wine. We arrived there at a good time, after a brief stop at Narada Falls, and… Continue reading

WONDERLAND TRAIL, Day 6, Nickel Creek – Paradise River, 8/9/2012

We were now entering what is considered the least interesting part of the loop, a long slog down and up with not many jaw dropping views, too close to civilization, and probably the… Continue reading