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Memorial of Scott Fischer at Lobuche

Published over 2 years ago by Arroz Marisco

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This is the chorten commemorating the 1996 Everest disaster that took the lives of 5 climbers from the Nepal side including Scott Fischer to whom this one is dedicated to.

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>

First Lake of Gokyo

Published over 2 years ago by Arroz Marisco

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The is the First Lake of Gokyo, also known as Longpongo Tsho and is the smallest of a series of six lakes lying in the valley of Gokyo.One of the eight-thousanders, Cho Oyu (8201m) could be seen in the distance here.

Helicoptor Pad outside Everest View Hotel

Published almost 3 years ago by Arroz Marisco

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This is the helicoptor pad outside the famed Everest View Hotel where each room is equipped with an oxygen mask for th<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/helicoptor-pad-outside-everest-view-hotel-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.

Dudh Koshi Valley from Tengboche

Published almost 3 years ago by Arroz Marisco

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I mistook the trail to the right on exit from the monastry at Tangboche as the trail to the village lower down and stumbled upo<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/dudh-koshi-valley-from-tengboche-nepal">...(more)</a>

View of Dingboche from Chortens above.

Published almost 3 years ago by Arroz Marisco

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Taken atop amongst a row of chortens on a ridge looking down to the village of Dingboche, the magical hour has long gone w<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/view-of-dingboche-from-chortens-above-nepal">...(more)</a>

Departing Yak Caravan at Lobuche

Published almost 3 years ago by Arroz Marisco

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A departing caravan of yaks carrying essentials for a returning expedition to the Everest Base Camp begins to make its way down to the more habitable Periche.

On the Ridge at Thame

Published almost 3 years ago by Arroz Marisco

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Standing on this ridge cutting the village of Thame into two halves, one gets the enormousness of the Valley of Bhote Koshi which runs all<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/on-the-ridge-at-thame-nepal">...(more)</a>

The debris-covered Changri Glaciers on the way to Gorak Shep

Published almost 3 years ago by Arroz Marisco

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What looks like a plateau covered with tundra vegetation with large boulders here and there is actu<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/the-debris-covered-changri-glaciers-on-the-way-to-gorak-shep-nepal">...(more)</a>

View of the Himalayas from Stupas above Pangboche

Published almost 3 years ago by Arroz Marisco

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There is an alternative steeper trail at the entrance to Pangboche that leads to a twin Stupas located some 50<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/view-of-the-himalayas-from-stupas-above-pangboche-nepal">...(more)</a>

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. 

En route to Lobuche

Published almost 3 years ago by Arroz Marisco

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After the pass at Dughla, the trail follows along the lateral moraine of the mighty Khumbu glacier. Lobuche (5018m) at the foot of Lobuche East (6119m) is about 40 minutes of walk away from here.

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>