Nepal Photos Collection 1

Day 1-4: From Lukla to Gokyo Lake:

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Ama Dablam, our favorite mountain on this trek. It looks like a giant ghost coming to hug you.

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Thamserku peak reveals itself as clouds part momentarily
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climbing up to this view
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first sighting of Everest and Lhotse
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Looking back at Kongde Ri from a monastery in Namche
day 1-1
It’s hard to appreciate how dangerous this airport is when you are sitting on a small plane and deaf from the propeller noise. But from this standpoint, oh crap, was I on that flight? Am I gonna have to fly out on this plane, too?
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Clouds moving in on Taboche peak. Ama Dablam peak stands tall and clear on the right side.
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Mong la in front of Taboche Peak
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Walking towards Sanasa
day 3-5
walk walk walk
day 3-23
Ama Dablam behind a stupa
day 4-2
Sunrise from Dole
day 4-18
Good Morning Mt. Thamserku. We will continue to have a good view of it all the way up to Gokyo
day 4-8
Machermo!!
day 1-2
look back at the mountains in clouds
day 4-11
Hello friend!
day 1-10
a closer look
day 4-14
Oh boy, more climbing?
day 2-12
A closer look at the peak
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looking down at colorful Namche Bazaar.
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Looking down at Namche Bazaar
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A rescue chopping flying by us near Mt Ama Dablam. You want to be able to get on that chopper only if necessary and hope that’s never the case.
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We found Gokyo Lake

Day 5-7: Gokyo Ri to Pyramid:

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A sneaky peek when the clouds scattered for a few seconds
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Clouds moved in quickly. Mountains that were visible in moonlight are no longer visible at this point. You can still see a sliver of Gokyo Lake.
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Gokyo lake is perfectly still like a mirror on the ground.
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Cairns and flags at the top of Ri
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Mt Thamserku breaking itself free from the clouds. The peaks are so jagged and beautiful.
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A rescue mission at Gokyo
day 6-20
More tarns dotting the scree field left by receding Ngozumpa Glacier
day 5-9
There it is! The peaks are out and there is a lake!
day 5-8
Ah, clouds came back.
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there were random turquoise tarns dotted randomly in the scree field left by receding Ngozumpa Glacier

day 6-19

day 5-7
then the mountains are gone
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beautiful fall color
day 6-23
Good morning, Gokyo Lake!
day 5-13
Tricia busting out her sleeping bag on the high mountain while waiting for sunrise.
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Moon falling behind a jagged peak

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You can almost see the peaks

day 7-8

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frosted plants on the way up Gokyo Ri
day 5-6
Himalayan snow cocks are ready to hang out with us, too.
day 7-6
Fall colors!
day 5-5
Our condor friend is back
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Bye bye, moon. See you tonight.
day 7-8
to Everest!
day 7-4
First ray of sunlight shining on the very tip of Taboche

day 7-21

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Sunshine on the east face of Taboche
day 7-7
Looking back at Ama Dablam

day 7-11

day 7-1
Cold Mountains around us

day 7-12

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