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... the driver down several times and handed him packages or envelopes for him to hand to people further down his route.
After 3 km, he turned around and we felt relieved. Fifteen minutes later, we were back where we had started in Tashiding and near the monastery the two ladies next to us got out. Later, we picked up more people and soon we were filled to the brim. The scenery kept me glued to the window. ...
... hour down ...and quite steep. Since it was 4:30 pm by now, I opted out of the walk and told the local guide that I would not be doing it since I would be returning in the dark. He said OK, fine. Jacqui also decided not to go. When the others left, she remarked that they left in the van and we thought they were walking from the hotel. Jacqui and I agreed to meet for tea at 5 pm - which we had - and then we went back to our rooms and agreed ...
... of the mountains. This was hard work. Now I was starting to find the altitude quite taxing (I have climbed to 4800 before and been to close to 5900 in South America, but now I am older) and extremely hard work. Everest base camp is just 4000m, so we were quite high and the temperatures were still freezing with mist enveloping us again.
We eventually arrived in a freezing Sandakphu in the early afternoon. I was exhausted and freezing and ...
... promise of something a bit special in the morning...
Day four: Sandakphu (3636) to Phalut (3106m) 21km
Another early get-up, 5.15am to see the sunrise and to catch our first glimpse of...drum roll...Everest!
It was a tiny bit disappointing to be honest; the sun rose over clouds rather than mountains, and Everest looked slightly smaller than Lhotse, the mountain in front of it due to distance and perspective! Still there was something a ...
... we would loved to have spent more time up here. Maybe visit Sikkim or Nepal or even Tibet. It has been a very relaxing few days and probably our favourite place in India so far. Our time in India is almost up though. And I think Darjeeling can only be topped by our next destination. The Andaman Islands. Two weeks of lying on the beach, diving and enjoying our last days in India, despite being closer to South East Asia. Just please be hot and sunny!!