Tenzing Got There First
Our Acclimatization Day in Dingboche
Yes thank you to our Porter .. Basanta he was lovely… for always watching out for me.
I loved , loved, loved this day and Dingboche. I could go back to this part of the world every year.
Ok there is a fuzzy bit in the video but – who cares….
Who is coming next time we trek here ?
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Day Nine – Dingboche to Dughlia 30 September 2015
Between Dingboche and Dughla
We retraced our steps into the town for the initial part of the walk and then took a trail along the side of the hills past yak pastures and herders’ huts. A few big trekking groups were walking out probably groups doing the trail in fewer days along the main trail.
It was great walk across flat plains, slowly going uphill with great views of Periche below. On the way we saw some teenagers carrying large baskets of dung and Basanta had an animated conversation with them. Continue reading
The hard slippery climb to 4,700 metres is worth the magic view. Continue reading
Day Seven – Shomare to Dingboche Monday 28 September 2015
Yaks on the way to Dingboche. I loved the lime green leaves that provided a flash of light contrasting with the dark green heath type plants featured in this landscape.
Three hours walking today.
The yaks that arrived after dark the night before at our lodge were brought down from the hill early in the morning. They were loaded up on the lawn in front of the lodge. A vet (well possibly not a vet as such) came to attend to one of the yaks so we witnessed the ointment and injection procedure while we waited for our breakfast.
Which reminds me it usually is a good idea to order your breakfast the night before Continue reading
One reason why you should take a guide or porter guide with you…
…they teach you all the names of mountains ! But there are lots more reasons…
See the post about The Porter