This is my tribute to these bunch of friendly fellows who always put up a smile on their face no matter. Their humble yet resilient character has been a rock for the success of climbers in the Himalayas for decades.
We were out of gas when we reached Thame. Our feet was heavily blistered and bleeding, there was barely any energy left in us.
We went to sleep with the plan to summit Gokyo Ri the next day
Continuing my journey across the Khumbu region traversing the Three High passes. We docked in beautiful Gokyo, deep inside the Sagarmatha National Park.
Gokyo village, is nestled in between the Gokyo lakes and the mountains. This lakeside settlement boasts of one of the most serene views of the entire region.
The trip to EBC was a stuff of dreams. It took time for the mind to come in terms with the beauty of the mountain. They say, “Everest beckons you” and so it did.
After resting for two nights at Lobuche, we were fresh and ready to leave to Gorekshep and then to the Everest Base Camp from there.
The effects of altitude sickness is very high at 4400m. We decided that we will stay one day and see if we succumb to any sort of illnesses.