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Trekking to Lobuche, Nepal

Dzongla to Lobuche in Nepal

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This is day 17 of my 24 day trek through the Khumbu region of Nepal -> View all posts for this trek The trek over the Cho La Pass had left me tired and exhausted, and so the short and relatively easy walk to Lobuche today would be much appreciated by my weary legs. I left… Read More

Flinders Street Station in Melbourne, Australia

Downtown Melbourne in Photos

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I've been to Melbourne several times. Most of those times were in transit at the airport but I also drove through it on my way across Australia a couple of years ago, however I've never had the time to stop and have a look around, so I've always considered Melbourne to be a city that I… Read More

Crossing the Cho La Pass in Nepal

Trekking the Cho La Pass in Nepal

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This is day 16 of my 24 day trek through the Khumbu region of Nepal -> View all posts for this trek It was dark and freezing when my alarm went off. I was up at 5am to attempt the toughest part of my trek in the Khumbu region of Nepal. The first light of day… Read More

View of Cho Oyu on the Ngozumpa Glacier in Nepal

Across the Ngozumpa Glacier to Tagnag, Nepal

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This is day 15 of my 24 day trek through the Khumbu region of Nepal -> View all posts for this trek It's possible to cross the Cho La Pass, between Gokyo and Lobuche - located on the main trail to Everest - in one day. However it is a very long day, and it is… Read More

View of Gokyo and mountains from the summit of Gokyo Ri in Nepal

A Breathtaking Climb to the Summit of Gokyo Ri in Nepal

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This is day 14 of my 24 day trek through the Khumbu region of Nepal -> View all posts for this trek It was a bitterly cold morning in Gokyo. I awoke at 6am to a softly lighted dawn view of the lake outside my window, the snow dusted mountains reflecting on the calm water. After… Read More

View of Gokyo village and Cho Oyu in Nepal

Gokyo: The Land of Sacred Lakes in Nepal

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This is day 13 of my 24 day trek through the Khumbu region of Nepal -> View all posts for this trek It's not easy to sleep at high altitude and I awoke in Machhermo feeling quite weary after a broken night's sleep. It was a freezing cold morning and the water in the bucket which… Read More

View of the Seine in Paris, France

Beautiful Scenes from the Seine in Paris

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The river Seine is undoubtedly at the heart of Paris. The true essence of the city. It meanders through the city and its banks are lined with beautiful French architecture that oozes with history. At the heart of the city, the two islands of Ile de la Cite and Ile Saint Louis provide a beautiful… Read More

Prayer flags above Machhermo in Nepal

Contemplation at 4500m: Machhermo, Nepal

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This is day 12 of my 24 day trek through the Khumbu region of Nepal -> View all posts for this trek Today would be a short day of trekking as I was now above 4000 metres and needed to make sure that I ascended slowly for acclimatisation purposes. Although Gokyo was in easy reach, it… Read More

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

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

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