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Everest eye candy

When travelling into the Everest region, most people either go directly to Everest base camp. The other option, which is less frequented is to travel one valley over to go to a region called Gokyo. You then climb a peak of 5300 (17,700 feet) metres and have a stunning view of Everest which is one valley […]

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The Hills are Alive…

…with puffing people and great views. The peaks bring great views but oh! so damn hard. Walking up a hill, mountain, slight incline etc. at higher altitudes is just plain hard. And we weren’t even at the height of most peaks that people climb, which also seem to be in the freezing cold and for […]

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Bring on the food – if we survive the flight!

After almost 36 days of trekking ( two treks separated by three days) we are ready to go home and eat. To get back to Kathmandu we fly out from Lukla, Nepal. Lukla is known as the most extreme airport in the world. The runway has a gradient of 12% and is only 460 metres […]

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