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Because Christmas Eve

In the event that I wasn’t able to post while hiking to Everest base camp, I decided that I’d schedule this post before even leaving Canada for the grandest of adventures. 113 more words


Everest: Part II

The view from Dingboche.

Part I
Part II (you’re on it!)
Part III
Part IV 

And so begins the second part of the Everest adventure! Where last I left off, I was in Namche Bazaar. 1,238 more words


(contd) Stairway to Everest- Days in Dingboche

“We write to taste life twice- in the moment and in retrospect.”

I am amazed at myself for trying to write every now and then. It may be because of the fact that I have nothing to do mostly during the day and there are these insane amounts of things running through my mind. 588 more words

Everest Base Camp Trek

Everest Base Camp trek

Trekking to Everest base camp is probably one of the best known treks in the world. It wasn’t until we started planning our RTW trip that I had thought about it as an option but it instantly appealed to me – a real challenge, remote, a chance to meet the Sherpa people living around the Himalayas and on the borders with Tibet. 1,000 more words


Everest Base Camp Part Two: Namche to Lobuche

Note: This is an entry in a multi-part account of my June 2014 trek to Everest Base Camp. Navigate the full set here.

Day 4: Namche to Tengboche (3880m) 2,216 more words


Nepal Trekking Diary: Day 6

Day 6: Dingboche Acclimatisation Day – A.K.A. Josh’s Birthday
I woke up at around 7:45am and set out what I needed for the day. Today we would not be needing anything except a small pack, some water and snacks, etc. 1,947 more words

The little walk up the hill... Mount Everest

When we were planning this year of world domination Megan and I sat down and listed the places we wanted to visit. The experience at the top of my list was the trek to Mount Everest base camp which is why we have the spent the last 2 weeks not showering, freezing and struggling to breathe in the thin mountain air of the Khumbu region of Nepal. 521 more words