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Day 12: Ama Dablam BC and Tengboche

There were about 20-30 tents at the BC. A guide for an Italian couple we encountered on the way up told us that there were about 20 climbers that week trying to summit Ama Dablam. We watched a group leaving base camp heading up to camp 1 that morning.

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Land of Witches, Gnomes and Satyrs: The Enchantments

In the heart of North Cascades Ranges, there is a place that is enchanted by witches and gnomes in mossy forests, jagged granite boulders, glacial melt tarns, stunted larches, and curious mountain goats. This place is aptly named the Enchantments.

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Food in Kathmandu

When Tricia and I travel anywhere, the first thing we look for is good food. We don’t look for fancy restaurants. It’s just not our thing. We look for food with big flavors and large portions. I love sampling local food of various cultures. So when we realized that we have two and half days in Kathmandu on our trip to Nepal, we did our research.

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Day 7: Dzongla to Pyramid

After an exhausting day crossing Cho La, we, still in recuperation mode, found ourselves a wonderful little high mountain refuge called Pyramid.