We arrived at Namche Bazaar and checked in to the Hotel Namche, one of the larger trekking lodges in town.  We were going to be in Namche for two nights, as this was one of our accilmatization stops. Namche Bazaar, the largest village in the Everest region – and the last place with email! , Read More

On Day 1 we flew in a small Twin Otter aircraft from Kathmandu to Lukla.  The flight was incredible: the foothills we were flying over got more and more dramatic, and out the left-hand side we saw glimpses of the Himalaya.  After about 1.5 hours we flew close over a ridge and had our, Read More

We had arranged a 20-day trek in the Everest Region of eastern Nepal.  We would fly from Kathmandu to Lukla to avoid the long approach walk into the mountains from Jiri (which would add a few more weeks to the trek – it’s meant to be a beautiful walk but we just didn’t have, Read More