Day 05. Getting High(er) in the Himalayas.

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.

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Day 02. The Gateway to Everest.

27 October 2016. Thursday. The Nest at Namche. Namche Bazaar, Khumbu, Nepal. 3,440m asl. My headache was gone by early evening when I woke up after a three-hour siesta. Earlier in the afternoon, I took a hot shower and an Advil to relieve the nagging headache that started soon after lunch. In Phakding, the price … Continue reading Day 02. The Gateway to Everest.