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Chitwan NP, Nepal

October 2012 How long does it take to drive 90 km (60 miles)? By bus approximately six hours we are told at the Katmandu office of Hotel Park Side. Round ticket would cost… Continue reading

EBC Day 12 + 13, Back in Lukla

10/20/2012 + 10/21/2012 There are only two planes flying instead of the regular four, and for a while the weather shuts down the flights altogether. Eventually they resume but with every minute gone… Continue reading

EBC Day 11, Namche Bazaar to Lukla

10/19/2012 I remember clearly the people we met during our first day of trekking laboring up the last hill before reaching Lukla, and ever since I dread that incline. Perhaps they were rushing… 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