Travel Blogs from Everest Base Camp, Nepal

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Trek 2: Look at me ma! I climbed a hill!, Everest base camp, Nepal travel blog

Trek 2: Look at me ma! I climbed a hill!

A travel blog entry by zee

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... we felt more than capable of dealing with. It turned out to be a good group overall- no one argued, and everyone made it to base camp, which is no mean feat. Altitude kills, as they seem to get so much satisfaction in reminding you everywhere you go. It ...

The Trek, Everest Base Camp, Nepal travel blog

The Trek

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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... our 3* hotel now in Kathmandu we are all a little tired and looking forward to a big pizza and more beer tonight.  Everest Base Camp was a fantastic experience and i think one we will all never forget - and we are now looking forward to showing (not ...

Everest Base Camp ain't walk in the park, Everest Base Camp, Nepal travel blog

Everest Base Camp ain't walk in the park

A travel blog entry by orizarska

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Everest Base Camp. Check! That being said, this wasn't the easiest thing I've done in my life. I came back 5kg lighter and fitter than I've been in my entire life. Perhaps stubbornly refusing to hire a porter and caring my 12 kg backpack all the way had ...

Rachel and Graham in Engagement Shock!!!!!, Engagement Shock @ Everest Base Camp, Rombuk, Tibet, China travel blog

Rachel and Graham in Engagement Shock!!!!!

A travel blog entry by grahamandrach

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... !! Perhaps more surprisingly Rachel said yes. I think we can put it down to altitude sickness... it all happened about 100m above Everest Base Camp (5300m - 17,500feet), after a five day trek in from Tingri... More Later Graham and ...

To Everest Base camp to Nepalise Border., Everest Base Camp Tibet, Nepal travel blog

To Everest Base camp to Nepalise Border.

A travel blog entry by martinandheike

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We had made it to "EVEREST BASE CAMP", the last 7 km a steep walk with a Tibetian family the ladies who were very interested in Heike's sun cream; but jumped and shreaked when the pump action spay was let loose. The men just smiled and kept rotating their ...

Everest Base Camp Trek, Everest Base Camp, Nepal travel blog

Everest Base Camp Trek

A travel blog entry by bast2000

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... in the trek must be taking down this afternoon as her headaches have worsened and it is caused for concern. Tomorrow, Everest Base Camp awaits the remaining, another challenging day. DAY 11 - 11.18.2006 - Gorak Shep (5,140m) to Everest Base Camp ...

Not a Place Meant for Human Habitation..., Gorak Shep (Everest Base Camp), Nepal travel blog

Not a Place Meant for Human Habitation...

A travel blog entry by bootsmade4wlkin

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... them, the footprints of the Khumbu glacier. And then, collapsing on rocks held up by ice, we were there.  Everest Base Camp!  I tried to muster some excitement at our accomplishment, this was what we were walking towards all these weeks, but I ...

Day 13 - Gorakshep to Everest Base Camp, Everest Base Camp, Everest Region, Nepal travel blog

Day 13 - Gorakshep to Everest Base Camp

A travel blog entry by tarunarora

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Day 13 - Gorakshep to Everest Base Camp and Everest Base Camp to Dingboche Trekking profile Gorakshep 5160 m Everest Base Camp 5436 m Gorakshep 5160 m Lobuche 4930 m Tukla Dugla 4620 m Dingboche 4240 m   - You have to convince yourself to visit EBC ...

Made it to Kala Patthar and Everest Base Camp :-), Everest Base Camp, Nepal travel blog

Made it to Kala Patthar and Everest Base Camp :-)

A travel blog entry by bfayolle

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We woke up pretty early as today was our longest day by far. The plan was to climb Kala Patthar and then head to Everest Base Camp across the mountains instead of going back to Gorak Shep and then take the easy trail to Base Camp. The climb to Kala ...

On top of the world!!!, Everest Base Camp, China travel blog

On top of the world!!!

A travel blog entry by cal_ipi

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... was unbelievable to think that anything or anyone lived in the hills. The highlight of this trip was the visit to Everest Base Camp at the foot of the mighty mount Quomolangma. 8848metres and getting bigger by about a cm a year.  We got ...

Hike to EBC, Everest Base Camp, China travel blog

Hike to EBC

A travel blog entry by mightyseven

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... it was expected because I usually do when I'm at a high altitude. Today we hiked about 5 or 6 miles with full packs to Everest Base Camp at 5200 meters. It was probably the hardest hike I have ever done, but the view definetely made up for it. When we ...

I can touch the sky, Everest Base Camp, Nepal travel blog

I can touch the sky

A travel blog entry by bcc8

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... snacks from Kathmandu and didn't regret it.  There are a wide variety of options for organizing a trek to Everest Base Camp.  Some people arrange highly expensive (but very well done) tours through US companies like Mountain Travel Sobek or ...

Yak Steak and Humble Pie, Mt. Everest Base Camp, Nepal travel blog

Yak Steak and Humble Pie

A travel blog entry by mishaley

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... on May 19, 2006 in Lobuche, Nepal. We were at 4930m and it had just snowed while we nearly to our destination of Mt. Everest Base Camp. We took photos and video to prove where we were and that, most importantly, it was a kick-ass snowman (he even had a ...

Box Ticked on Everest Base Camp, Everest Base Camp, Nepal travel blog

Box Ticked on Everest Base Camp

A travel blog entry by iantrickett

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... of Shithead (card game)  Everyone was getting very pumped up to goto Base Camp tomorrow. Day 8 Labouche - Gorak Shep - Everest Base Camp Everyone was getting up around 6am. There were 2 casualties to altitude sickness - Tanya and Sinead. Tanya was ...

The challenge of a lifetime., Everest Base Camp, Nepal travel blog

The challenge of a lifetime.

A travel blog entry by traybird

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... ) to pangboche (3930m) Now that we have left Gokyo Valley we set off today to head up the Khumbu Valley heading up to everest Base Camp.  I was feeling great, my energy levels were good and my back ache of my bag was disappearing.  The best part ...

The challenge of a lifetime., Everest Base Camp, Nepal travel blog

The challenge of a lifetime.

A travel blog entry by traybird2

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... ) to pangboche (3930m) Now that we have left Gokyo Valley we set off today to head up the Khumbu Valley heading up to everest Base Camp.  I was feeling great, my energy levels were good and my back ache of my bag was disappearing.  The best part ...

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everest base camp

A travel blog entry by becca197

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Everest Base Camp, Everest Base Camp, Nepal travel blog

Everest Base Camp

A travel blog entry by gajparia

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Thoughts about Everest from Jamling (and Kim), Everest Base Camp, Nepal travel blog

Thoughts about Everest from Jamling (and Kim)

A travel blog entry by kimshirley28

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... felt they were inviting misfortune. I distanced myself from them. Sherpas, including my father, have always spoken about approaching Everest with an attitude of respect, awareness, humility and devotion.  Perhaps if these foreign climbers had a ...

Mt Everest Base Camp, Mt Everest Base Camp, Nepal travel blog

Mt Everest Base Camp

A travel blog entry by jess_and_ben

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Here are some snaps of our trip down to the Mt Everest Base Camp, Tibetan side. (If we manage to find a sufficient internet connection sometime soon, we'll add a short hello video.)   ...

trekking through amazing scenery-fighting the cold, Everest Base Camp, Nepal travel blog

trekking through amazing scenery-fighting the cold

A travel blog entry by travursel

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... , with more or less side effects from the drug, which I tried to avoid if possible.    Day 8, Gorak Shep and Everest Base Camp – 5340 m We left Lobuche early to make it to Gorak Shep first to find a place to sleep, then continue on the ...

The world's highest peak, Mount Everest Base Camp, Tibet, Nepal travel blog

The world's highest peak

A travel blog entry by zoeandluke

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... fair amount and hence why it looks similar but not as big or grand. Next we drove around 200km to the turn off for Everest Base Camp, unfortunately the weather took a turn for the worse and started to close in and there was low cloud and sleet. The ...

I saw the top of the world and now your time ..., Everest Base Camp Trekking, Nepal travel blog

I saw the top of the world and now your time ...

A travel blog entry by trek-nepal

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... same. Mr. Dambar Shresta guide ma up to there. I did 16 day trek from Kathmandu fly to Lukla then trek towards Everest Base Camp, I did slow Trekking motion because my physical and altitude need to make adjustment. I did one rest day at Namche Bazzar ...

A lifetime dream fulfilled!, Everest Base Camp & Gokyo Valley, Nepal travel blog

A lifetime dream fulfilled!

A travel blog entry by mrtcotton2

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... down, night or day. Day Fourteen – 30/04/11 Gorak Shep (5160m) – Kala Pattar (?) – Gorak Shep – Everest Base Camp (5340m) – Gorak Shep. After being awake most of the night anyway, we shot out of bed at 4.30am after a faint ...

Everest Base Camp Trek: Day 10-14, Everest Base Camp, Nepal travel blog

Everest Base Camp Trek: Day 10-14

A travel blog entry by joesjourneys

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... a shit that I cant breathe and have a headache that feels like someone is bashing my head with a very large hammer. I'M AT EVEREST BASE CAMP!!! Its not what I expected, some piles of stones, prayer flags flailing about and a simple sign drawn on a boulder ...

To The Top Of The World - Nearly!, Mt Everest Base Camp, Nepal travel blog

To The Top Of The World - Nearly!

A travel blog entry by kazanddamo

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Now we had made up our minds to do the whole trek we booked ourselves on a plane to the starting point of the trek, a village called Lukla (2800m). Dave had said that the plane ride is an exciting start and I had no idea what he meant until we were ...

A lifetime dream fulfilled!, Everest Base Camp & Gokyo Valley, Nepal travel blog

A lifetime dream fulfilled!

A travel blog entry by mrtcotton

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... down, night or day. Day Fourteen – 30/04/11 Gorak Shep (5160m) – Kala Pattar (?) – Gorak Shep – Everest Base Camp (5340m) – Gorak Shep. After being awake most of the night anyway, we shot out of bed at 4.30am after a faint ...

A lifetime dream fulfilled!, Everest Base Camp & Gokyo Valley, Nepal travel blog

A lifetime dream fulfilled!

A travel blog entry by justintc

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... down, night or day. Day Fourteen – 30/04/11 Gorak Shep (5160m) – Kala Pattar (?) – Gorak Shep – Everest Base Camp (5340m) – Gorak Shep. After being awake most of the night anyway, we shot out of bed at 4.30am after a faint ...

Everest Base Camp, 5,364m, Everest Base Camp, Nepal travel blog

Everest Base Camp, 5,364m

A travel blog entry by bethanws

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After a 5.30am start from Lobouche, we trekked up to Gorak Shep and on to Everest Base Camp. Above 5,000m every step and each breath is laboured - things got tough. Our entire group of 16 did get to Base Camp - and it was well worth it. Surrounded by ice ...

The Trek To Everest, Part III, Everest Base Camp, Nepal travel blog

The Trek To Everest, Part III

A travel blog entry by mark.wilson

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... now flapping high up in the sky! After breakfast, we teamed up with the Germans, Stefan and Jan, and headed out towards Everest Base Camp. Headed along the edge of the Khumbu Glacier, we got some amazing views of the mountains, the glacier and several ...

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