Himalayan diary

Photographs from my (first, but not last) journey to Nepal, Himalaya. Three high mountain passes and Everest Base Camp.

16-hour ride from Kathmandu to Phablo due to cancelled mountain flight
From Phablo to Kharikhola

Kharikhola to Shurke

Shurke to Namche Bazaar
Room with a view (Namche Bazaar)
Early morning acclimatization hike

Stars over Namche Bazaar
Namche Bazaar to Tengboche

Acclimatization from Tengboche

Leaving Tengboche for Dingboche

Dingboche to Lobuche, on the way to the first mountain pass: Kongma La

View from Kongma La
To Everest Base Camp from Gorak Shep
Everest B.C.

Evening in Gorak Shep
On the way to the summit of Kala Patthar
Sunrise behind Mt. Everest
Gorak Shep to Dzonglha

Towards the second mountain pass, Cho La, from Dzonglha to Gokyo

From Gokyo to Thame, soon reaching the third and last mountain pass: Renjo La

Arriving in the town of Lukla, after reaching Namche Bazaar from Thame
Lukla aiport, also known as Tenxing-Hillary airport, mountain flight to Kathmandu