Skywatch Friday- Up Close with Ama Dablam, Nepal

by Mridula on August 24, 2012

in Canon D550,Nepal,Photography

There was a lot of drama in today’s sky but I driving back home at that time. By the time I reached home the skies were quieter. So I fall back on my trek pictures once again! I need not say which trek.

Ama Dablam at Dengboche, Everest Base Camp Trek, Nepal

Ama Dablam at Dingboche, Nepal

This is the majestic Ama Dablam as seen from Dingboche in Nepal. I was here as I was trekking up to the Everest Base Camp. The place is accessible by foot only. I remember asking my guide if the locals would prefer a road through the region. His response was that it would destroy the tourism in the region and hence the livelihoods.

Ama Dablam, Dengboche, Nepal

Ama Dablam, Dingboche, Nepal

I took this shot early in the morning and in spite of wearing a down jacket I was frozen solid after a while. But what beautiful days those were!

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{ 15 comments… read them below or add one }

NS August 27, 2012 at 9:44 am

Lovely pics. Nepal is on my bucket list!


alka narula August 25, 2012 at 2:39 pm

breathtaking pictures


Meena Menon August 24, 2012 at 10:26 pm

But bit think of it… wont better ocnnectivity mean more tourists – more source of income?

But yea maye its worth it to leave afew of these places pristine n untouched


Dwiti August 24, 2012 at 10:16 pm

Wow… brilliant pics..

How long did the travel take ?Plan to undertake a trip like this soon…


Sylvia Kirkwood August 24, 2012 at 8:01 pm

Ama Dablam is magnificent and what wonderful captures, Mridula, as always! There is indeed so much breathtaking beauty in your country! Thank you for sharing it with us! Have a great weekend!


Sandra Broom August 24, 2012 at 5:19 pm

Not long now Mridula. 8 weeks tomorrow we fly to Kathmandu. Love your shots of Ama Dablam.


panchali August 24, 2012 at 5:16 pm

absolutely magnificent:)


Liz August 24, 2012 at 1:50 pm

Beautiful photos! Happy sky watching.



Jane August 24, 2012 at 1:37 pm

Beautiful shots!


Anu August 24, 2012 at 12:35 pm

such beautiful pics, Mridula!!! each one is amazing in its own way!


Urvashi Iyengar August 24, 2012 at 12:19 pm

Awesome pics, as always, and yes, I can say undoubtedly that you have fallen in love with the EBC trek and every moment is so revitalizing when talking of your past memories…


Amit Agarwal August 24, 2012 at 11:21 am

…lovely, wonderful skies! great shots Mridula :)


Niranjan August 24, 2012 at 11:10 am
Joyce M August 24, 2012 at 10:25 am

Image is so majestic!
Joyce M


Joyful August 24, 2012 at 10:23 am

Simply beautiful!


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