01 November 2016. Tuesday Yak Lodge and Restaurant Dingboche, Khumbu Region. 4,360m asl It’s Day 7 on the trail and the first of November! Two more days and we’d be back to warmer weather again. For the record, the temperature this morning at 7:30 was -11°C. Minus 11 degrees. This was, by far, the coldest … Continue reading Day 07. Sweet Dreams Are Made of These: Thin Air and Less Oxygen
31 October 2016. Monday Yak Hotel and Restaurant Dingboche, Khumbu Region. 4360m asl. It’s actually Day 07 today. I begged off from our acclimatization trek today because I was running a mild fever last night. Or felt like it. Soon after we reached the tea house early evening yesterday, I requested for a hot shower just … Continue reading Day 06. Officially Solo-Trekking—Well, Sort of.
30 October, 2016. Sunday Phortse Guest House Phortse Village, Khumbu Region. 3790m asl. 15:49, Tea house dining area. And I thought I’d never make it to Phortse. Or even lunch. The trek today was supposed to be fairly easy with bulk of the morning trek to Mong-La Pass on level ground. But with the … Continue reading Day 05. Getting High(er) in the Himalayas.