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Down to Deboche

After yesterdays snow, it’s another glorious day in Nepal.  And we have a lie in – our wakeup call doesn’t come until 7am, although now we’re all usually awake by 0530, even if we don’t move out of our sleeping bags.   629 more words



Tea time is usually 430pm.  Another excuse for our World Expeditions Team to ensure that we keep our fluids up – tea, coffee, hot water, hot chocolate and biscuits arrive and are consumed by all.   1,127 more words


Dingboche to Lobuche

Our problems with the weather aren’t as bad as some folks.  The Australian family we shared the dining room with last night and this morning are here in Nepal to “do the” Three Passes”. 1,478 more words



We left Phortse Tenga this morning, after another 630 wakeup, 730 breakfast and 830 set off.  There are few ill effects, apart from tiredness after yesterday’s snow day.   1,426 more words


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