Mount Everest Base Camp Trek, Day 12: “D-Day”

There has been quite a storm last night. When we look outside the window in the morning we see that the thunderstorm was accompanied by a considerable layer of fresh snow. Later today we will find out that around 3 o'clock at night a group had started the climb towards the Island Peak. When they left,…

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Mount Everest Base Camp Trek, Day 11: Dzongla – Lobouche

Today we treat ourselves to sleep in a bit. Well deserved after yesterday's tough hiking day, if I may say so myself. When we leave Dzongla, the Spaniard, who was yelling about ice axes on the Cho-La pass yesterday, is sitting outside together with his friends. It turns out to be a congenial group of…

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