Finally, after 3 days of walking, today we got the first glimpse of Mount Everest… It was surreal. We then never had to look for motivation to walk throughout the trek. On the 4th day of the trek today we were to walk from Namche Bazaar to Dole. We had just begun walking when the weather that had been playing weird games with us all this while, suddenly decided to shower it’s blessings!
To the world’s highest luxury hotel and back. Today we trekked to the Everest View Hotel to acclimatise and adapt the concept of Climb high, sleep low. Today was the third day of the trek. We had already gained an elevation of 3440 m. The air had become thin. And as we would go up it would grow thinner. It was thus absolutely essential for us to acclimatise.
Today’s 5-hour trek seemed like a lifetime. It was the toughest part of the trek which revealed to us the magic of taking baby steps! On the second day of the trek today, we were walking from Phakding to Namche Bazaar situated at an altitude of 3440 m. When we set afoot today morning, it was a lovely walk...
It was the first day of our trek. We were to take a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. A twin otter flew us high in the mountains. We were enjoying the views of the snow clad peaks of the Himalayas. And suddenly the airstrip of Lukla unfolded itself.
There were once two polar bear twins who had grown old enough to leave their mother’s care. Sitting on separate ice floes in the middle of the ocean they wondered what to do next. One of them dived in to hunt for lunch, while the other...
I am super excited… I am going to make time travel possible! I want to take you 8 years back in time. 27th April 2011, my wife Anu and I celebrated our 2nd wedding anniversary at the foothills of the world’s tallest mountain – The Everest!