Posts Tagged: Everest base camp trek

Return to Kathmandu

It has now been 6 months since my return.  My writing has been coming in drips and drabs.  I’m sorry to have abandoned you for so long but sadly ‘normal life’, work and exams have got in the way.  Thankfully,

Return to Kathmandu

It has now been 6 months since my return.  My writing has been coming in drips and drabs.  I’m sorry to have abandoned you for so long but sadly ‘normal life’, work and exams have got in the way.  Thankfully,

Lobuche-The penultimate day

‘Thursday 4th April ~1930 We have reached Lobuche 4910m.  We are all really suffering from Altitude problems.  I have barely eaten today even though I’ve been starving.  My head hurts, I’ve been nauseated and I’ve definitely got loss of appetite.

Lobuche-The penultimate day

‘Thursday 4th April ~1930 We have reached Lobuche 4910m.  We are all really suffering from Altitude problems.  I have barely eaten today even though I’ve been starving.  My head hurts, I’ve been nauseated and I’ve definitely got loss of appetite.

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

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