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The Long Descent to Dragnag

Published over 2 years ago by Arroz Marisco

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Often referred to as the second Chola Pass, a subsidiary ridge about a hundred metre or so in elevation soon after the knee-wearing <a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/the-long-descent-to-dragnag-nepal">...(more)</a>

The village of Luza

Published over 2 years ago by Arroz Marisco

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Just around the corner from Macchermo is the village of Luza. By this time a blanket of cloud has slowly moved in from the valley of Dudh Ko<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/the-village-of-luza-nepal">...(more)</a>

The Hamlet of Phangka

Published over 2 years ago by Arroz Marisco

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A hamlet that is also the place of a tragic avalanche that killed 40 people back in 1995, Phangka sits uncomfortably close to the terminus<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/the-hamlet-of-phangka-nepal">...(more)</a>

The Village of Macchermo

Published over 2 years ago by Arroz Marisco

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Macchermo is the only outpost equipped with a western clinic on the Dole-Gokyo trek. A few decent hostels along the two sides of the di<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/the-village-of-macchermo-nepal">...(more)</a>

The Hamlet of Gokyo en route to Renjo La Pass

Published almost 3 years ago by Arroz Marisco

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Immediately after the hard slog up the cliff I took a breather and took this photo looking at the impressive turquoise 4th Lake of Gokyo with Everest and Cholatse in the baclground.

En route to Lungden

Published almost 3 years ago by Arroz Marisco

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The River of Lhanjo Khola below drains the glacial lakes of Angladumba Tsho and Ralama Tsho successively before merging with Bhoti Koshi further down. 

The Ancient Salt Trade Route between Nepal and Tibet

Published almost 3 years ago by Arroz Marisco

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An ancient trade route for salt and other commodities such as wool is still very much in active use between the n<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/the-ancient-salt-trade-route-between-nepal-and-tibet">...(more)</a>

Bhote Koshi Valley Just After Marulung

Published almost 3 years ago by Arroz Marisco

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I took this picture just after the first major settlement on this salt trade route - Marulung, which is about an hour and<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/bhote-koshi-valley-just-after-marulung-nepal">...(more)</a>

The Mountain Hamlet at Lungden

Published almost 3 years ago by Arroz Marisco

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It was getting dark but my hope of getting some grub and a roof over my head at Lungden wasn't particularly promising as there wa<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/the-mountain-hamlet-at-lungden-nepal">...(more)</a>

The Valley before Sixth Lake

Published almost 3 years ago by Arroz Marisco

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Beyond the Fifth lake, the trail continues along a narrow valley before it opens up to a wider space - absolute desolateness all to<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/the-valley-before-sixth-lake-nepal">...(more)</a>

Everest View from Ngozumba Glacier

Published almost 3 years ago by Arroz Marisco

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Standing on the edge of Nguzumpa Glacier, which originates from one of the eight-thousanders, Cho Oyu (8201m), an alternate v<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/everest-view-from-ngozumba-glacier-nepal">...(more)</a>

The Twin Lake on the Way to Lungden

Published almost 3 years ago by Arroz Marisco

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The twin lake of Relama after Angladumba Tsho is not frozen yet and there are quite a few waterfowls trying to make the most<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/the-twin-lake-on-the-way-to-lungden-nepal">...(more)</a>

Solar Halo over Fourth Lake

Published almost 3 years ago by Arroz Marisco

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Lying beyond the much-visited Third Lake of Gokyo (Dudh Pokhari) towrds the border with Tibet are two more lakes of similar size to <a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/solar-halo-over-fourth-lake-nepal">...(more)</a>

The Frozen Lake below Renjo La Pass

Published almost 3 years ago by Arroz Marisco

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The descent from Renjo La Pass on this side is quite straight forward as the trail is well paved with big slabs of granite a<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/the-frozen-lake-below-renjo-la-pass-nepal">...(more)</a>

Nguzumpa Glacier at Dragnag

Published about 3 years ago by Arroz Marisco

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The little hamlet of Dragnag provides much-needed accommodations for knacked hikers after tackling the dreaded Chola Pass.Nguzumpa G<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/nguzumpa-glacier-at-dragnag-nepal">...(more)</a>

The Plateau before Renjo La Pass

Published about 3 years ago by Arroz Marisco

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The 5345m high Renjo La Pass is slightly off the beaten track but it offers spectacular view of the incredible Himalaya Range i<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/the-plateau-before-renjo-la-pass-nepal">...(more)</a>