Tweet I had to dig the archives to find a picture for today’s sky watch and the best place to dig is my Everest Base Camp Trek folder. I am looking forward to May 2013 when I can go and trek in Nepal again. Nothing fixed yet (way too early I guess) but I do [...]
Tweet I captured this picture at Pheriche in Nepal. If you wish to see more of my Everest Base Camp Trek pictures please have a look at Rediff Get Ahead Slide Show. This entry is part of Skywatch which features sky picures from all over the world every Friday.
Tweet I still remember this moment quite clearly. We were walking back from Pheriche to Namche on the Everest Base Camp Trek in Nepal. It was still quite early in the day and I was not yet tired. I also had no inkling that it was going to be an eleven hour day before we reached [...]
Tweet I decided to put all the links to my day by day account of the Everest Base Camp Trek in one post. It is easy to access them from here and easy to point it out to anyone who is interested in reading it all! Many thanks to all of you who read my [...]
Tweet How difficult could be getting down on a trek? That depends on how your knees behave and mine behave very badly. So even though getting down is not as tiring as going up, it actually becomes painful for me. On my last year’s trek in Uttarakhand, I was almost unable to walk for the [...]
Tweet As I said in the previous post, I was at 3.14 am waiting for Deepak to start our trek from Gorek Shep (5164 meters, 16942 feet) to Kala Pathar (5545 meters, 18,192 feet). Deepak came out in less than a minute and we started our climb in torch light. I could see only a [...]