Category Archives: The Trek

Dingboche and Ama Dablam Base Camp

Tuesday 2nd April 4.20pm ‘We are now at Dingboche-4410m.  The base layers are on, the down jacket is on and I’m ready for bed.  I actually really like this place.  The tea houses are simple but they are cosy enough. 

Dingboche and Ama Dablam Base Camp

Tuesday 2nd April 4.20pm ‘We are now at Dingboche-4410m.  The base layers are on, the down jacket is on and I’m ready for bed.  I actually really like this place.  The tea houses are simple but they are cosy enough. 

Tengboche

‘’Monday 1st April 0800 Today we leave Namche and head to Tengboche.  My stomach has been acting up – I have no doubt it is the water.  I think I may have to stick with boiled water soon though I

Tengboche

‘’Monday 1st April 0800 Today we leave Namche and head to Tengboche.  My stomach has been acting up – I have no doubt it is the water.  I think I may have to stick with boiled water soon though I

Phakding

Back to the diary… ‘’Friday 29th 1930 Day 1-Trek. Wow, what a day!  I’m trying to figure out the best way to put into words how amazing today has been.  After the no starter yesterday, I went fully into London

Phakding

Back to the diary… ‘’Friday 29th 1930 Day 1-Trek. Wow, what a day!  I’m trying to figure out the best way to put into words how amazing today has been.  After the no starter yesterday, I went fully into London

The beginning, the end

Friday 12th April 2013 I’ve tried to give myself a couple of days off to really let the whole thing sink in.  It definitely is one thing being completely immersed in an experience and quite another looking back and wondering

The beginning, the end

Friday 12th April 2013 I’ve tried to give myself a couple of days off to really let the whole thing sink in.  It definitely is one thing being completely immersed in an experience and quite another looking back and wondering

Namche

Hello from Namche!! Here’s as brief a version of things that I can muster. After being snowed in, I finally managed to leave Belfast on Monday. Arriving in Kathmandu, I have to admit it wasn’t as hectic and crazy as

Namche

Hello from Namche!! Here’s as brief a version of things that I can muster. After being snowed in, I finally managed to leave Belfast on Monday. Arriving in Kathmandu, I have to admit it wasn’t as hectic and crazy as