Everest Friendship Hotel
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La nuit passée n'a pas été top du tout. Pour Stéphane, vous le savez déjà. Pour ma part, ça a commencé vers les 1h. Je me suis réveillée avec de fortes nausées et crampes d'estomac. Difficile de dire si c'est à cause de l'altitude ou non... N'arrivant donc pas à dormir, nous discutons afin d'essayer de comprendre et relativiser ce qui nous arrive. …
... take a few snaps and admire the scenery, before filing back into our land cruiser and setting off for Shigatse. Shigatse was our stop for the night as I required a special stamp for my permit to go to EBC. We arrived at Shigatse around 6pm and Sze Fu went to the police station to get my stamp. Unfortunately it was a Saturday and the office I needed the stamp from does not open on a Saturday! This was a bit of a bummer as the whole point of the trip was to go to EBC. Everyone ...
... the hotel we took a wrong turn. Since all the signs are in Tibetan/Chinese we were quite lost very quickly. Streets looked right, then wrong. Shops looked familiar, then strange. Eventually we came upon a police station. We asked each of the young officers in turn "Gangtse Hotel?" No luck at all. So we decided to retrace our steps. just then I remembered that I had my breakfast voucher in my shirt pocket. We just about skipped back to the station and presented the ...
... EBC. Also, just visiting EBC does not guarantee you will see the mountain, as the cloud level is often between the base camp and the summit. This was disappointing for all of us, and one of the top 5 reasons I had booked this trip in the first place. We were told to have some breakfast a pack for a 9:00 departure on our way to bush camp at higher altitudes. Several people wanted to stop at an ATM and we did on the way out of town. Unfortunately, the truck didn't ...
... hammers and bits of shaped metal etc.
It was extremely interesting to watch.
Of course like everywhere in China this town is full of
motor bikes and mopeds. They are all about 125cc or 200cc max and really
struggle to go at this high altitude. One type of bike that is widely used here
is the electric scooter and one has to beware!!! You will quietly be wandering
along between the stalls of the market when suddenly right on your backside you
TravelPod Member ReviewsEverest Friendship Hotel Xigaze
Nous avons passé deux nuits dans cet hôtel, bien situé, à env 5min à pied du monastère Tashilunpo. Les lits n'étaient pas très confortables mais propres. Dans la salle de bain, douche avec eau chaude.
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