Crossing the Cho La Pass in Nepal

View of Taboche and Ama Dablam from the Cho La Pass in Nepal


Today’s travel photo is a stunning landscape view down the valley from the Cho La Pass in Nepal, looking towards Taboche on the right and Ama Dablam in the distance. The Cho La Pass has to be one of the most spectacular treks I have done, but it wasn’t easy. It was a long day… Read More

View of Cho Oyu on the Ngozumpa Glacier in Nepal

Across the Ngozumpa Glacier to Tagnag, Nepal


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

Sunset over Ama Dablam in Dingboche, Nepal

Ama Dablam Sunset in Dingboche, Nepal


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

The Likhu Khola in Kinja, Nepal

The Likhu Khola in Kinja, Nepal

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Today’s travel photo is of the Likhu Khola near Kinja in Nepal. I took this photo while crossing the river via a suspension bridge on the way to the village of Kinja, situated in this beautiful fertile valley, and where we would stop for lunch. We started the day in Bhandar at 2200m, but we… Read More

Snow Capped Mountain View from the Dudh Kosi Valley in Nepal

Snow Capped Mountain View from the Dudh Kosi Valley, Nepal


Today’s travel photo is a view of a snow capped mountain from the Dudh Kosi River Valley in the Himalayas of Nepal. This is an old photo taken on the second day of my trek to Mount Everest Base Camp back in 2009. I can’t believe that was four years ago! It reminds me that… Read More

View of Mount Everest on the way up Kala Pattar, Nepal

Going face to face with Mount Everest


I awoke in the village of Lobuche, Nepal, on a freezing morning. Overnight the temperature had apparently dropped down to under -15 degrees Celcius. Although I had been snowed in two days before in Dingboche, the weather was now perfect. Clear blue skies let the morning sun shine down on the ice capped mountains towering… Read More

Mountain view on the trek to Mt Everest Base camp

Following the Dudh Kosi River to Namche Bazaar


After my scariest and most spectacular flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, Nepal, I was ready to begin the 100km trek to Mt Everest Base Camp and back. Despite the chaotic events getting to Lukla, my flight still gave me an early morning arrival. The first day of the trek would only be a short half… Read More