30 October 2017
Today was supposed to be a relatively easy day. Heading out of Duboche, everything was covered in snow. Everywhere I turned was a stunning scene of white, yaks plodding past, both with and without burdens. 1,201 more words
Today’s hike, 13th November: distance 6.7km (perhaps more due to GPS errors), elevation 94m, starting altitude 4400m, finishing altitude 3985m
After much needed hot showers and hearty suppers we retired to bed at 8p.m. 94 more words
Today 12th November: distance 8.7km, elevation 114m, finished at altitude 4400m
We welcome back by popular demand, Sandeep and Jutta as guest bloggers.
We awoke to a somewhat rotund Englishman slumped on a bench in the dining room suffering from serious altitude sickness. 317 more words
Wednesday, 02 November 2016
Mother Earth House
Lobuche, Khumbu Region. 4,930m asl.
I left Dingboche almost 4000 rupees (~PhP 2000) poorer. I wanted to cry. I spent so much on water and internet in Dingboche that the essence of being detached from the urban living comforts had been lost. 1,424 more words