Through the narrow mountain trails of Nepal up in the Himalayas to the Everest Base Camp, a solo backpacking trip in deeply religious Georgia, a few days in sizzling hot Abu Dhabi, a short transit tour through the island country of Sri Lanka on my way to the land of Unity in Diversity, India. 2016 made me a free bird and opened my eyes into travel, people, places and experiences like never before.
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.
Late September last year, I ventured out to the highlands of Ladakh in Jammu & Kashmir. I made a journey from Delhi to Leh and back. The goal of the trip was to traverse some of the high Himalayan Mountains of India in the Ladakh region.
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 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.
From Deboche, we trekked up into much higher lands. The treeline was replaced by big bushes and after a while just shrubs which dotted the landscape.