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23 Apr 14, Everest Base Camp (5364m) & Gorak Shep (5125m)

After lunch in Gorak Shep we piled on the layers and set off for more Nepali flat on the way to Everest Base Camp. Most of the trek involved rambling over either moraine debris or actual glacier – an uneven and rocky mess. It was also insanely crowded. We had braved the Namche superhighway through most of the trip, but the final mile was jammed with trekkers. By the time we arrived at EBC (per trekker slang) we had to wait what seemed like an eternity to take a picture in front of the sign. Continue reading

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20 Apr 14, Dingboche Lodge, Dingboche (4410m)

  Today was a rough day.  It started out well enough, but the smoke and dust did my lungs in, and by our first tea stop I broke out my emergency inhaler.  By our lunch stop the garlic soup turned … Continue reading

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