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View of the village of Mong La in Nepal

Trekking from Namche to Dole in Nepal

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This is day 11 of my 24 day trek through the Khumbu region of Nepal -> View all posts for this trek From Namche Bazaar, the way to Everest takes you back across the Dudh Kosi to the village of Tengboche, before heading up the valley of the Imja Khola and Khumbu Khola. Instead of taking this… Read More

Sunset over Ama Dablam in Dingboche, Nepal

Ama Dablam Sunset in Dingboche, Nepal

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Today's travel photo is of a lodge beneath Ama Dablam at sunset in Dingboche, Nepal. I reached Dingboche within the last few days of my recent trek in the Everest region of Nepal, but for those of you trekking the normal Everest Base Camp trek, you might stay here on your fifth day. Dingboche is… Read More

View of Mount Everest from the Hotel Everest View in Nepal

The Stunning Mountain Scenery Around Namche Bazaar, Nepal

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This is day 10 of my 24 day trek through the Khumbu region of Nepal -> View all posts for this trek When you reach Namche Bazaar during a trek to Everest Base Camp in Nepal, it is important to stop for an extra day to acclimatize before continuing on up to the higher altitudes. This… Read More

Stupa and view of Thamserku in Benkar

Into the heart of the Khumbu: Namche Bazaar

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This is day 9 of my 24 day trek through the Khumbu region of Nepal -> View all posts for this trek It was a cool but pleasant morning in Phakding as I started out for another day of trekking in the Khumbu region of Nepal. A little bit of fog was hanging around the valley but… Read More

Walking past a mani wall and chorten on the trek from Surkhe to Phakding in Nepal

Along the Dudh Kosi Valley to Phakding, Nepal

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This is day 7 and 8 of my 24 day trek through the Khumbu region of Nepal -> View all posts for this trek I awoke to a foggy morning in Bupsa. The cloud that had come in the day before still hung around the village and the valley below, blocking any views that might be… Read More

Prayer wheel in Chaurikharka, Nepal

Prayer Wheel in Chaurikharka, Nepal

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Today's travel photo is of a large prayer wheel in the village of Chaurikharka, Nepal. I passed through Chaurikharka during the last day of the first section of the my trek from Jiri, where I would then join onto the main trail to Everest. The Buddhist influence in this village was very apparent, and it… Read More

The village of Khari Khola in Nepal

Trekking from Nunthala to Bupsa in Nepal

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This is day 6 of my 24 day trek through the Khumbu region of Nepal -> View all posts for this trek November is festival time in Nepal and the Tihar festival was in full swing while I was trekking along the trail from Jiri to Lukla. In the village of Nunthala, where I stayed for the… Read More

View of the high Himalaya in Phurteng, Nepal

Ups and Downs on the Trail to Nunthala, Nepal

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This is day 5 of my 24 day trek through the Khumbu region of Nepal. I woke up to a beautiful, crisp and clear morning in Junbesi. The clouds that had shrouded the mountains the day before had all but disappeared to unveil the tall sides of the valley, and looking north I could see the… Read More

A porter resting on the Bhandar to Sete trek in Nepal

Traversing the Lamjura La in Nepal

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This is day 3 and 4 of my 24 day trek through the Khumbu region of Nepal It appears that trekking in the Himalayas, at least on the Jiri to Lukla trail, is all about climbing in and out of deep valleys via high mountain passes. It is what I had been doing for the first… Read More

View from Deurali Pass in Nepal

Across the Deurali Pass to Bhandar, Nepal

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This is day 2 of my 24 day trek through the Khumbu region of Nepal. The climb began immediately, my legs barely warmed up and my muscles slightly stiff from the prior day's walk and short rest at my first teahouse on the trek. I was hoping that my belly full of Tibetan bread and scrambled… Read More

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