Mount Everest – at the feet of the world´s highest mountain (Part 2)

But that night in Lobuche the cold didn´t bother us. Nothing could bother us. Because the next day we would get to see what we had been waiting for all these days. The reason why we were walking this trek in the first place. Everest Base Camp – tomorrow we would get there. It was only another five hours walk and 450 metres height away. Continue reading “Mount Everest – at the feet of the world´s highest mountain (Part 2)”

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Mount Everest – at the feet of the world´s highest mountain (Part 1)

On the way to Everest Base Camp

We were in the air. Ahead of us a 30 minutes flight through the mountains of Nepal. Our destination: The most dangerous airport in the world. The houses of Kathmandu started to vanish and a scenery of grey and white mountains came into view. Looking outside the window I just couldn´t believe that we were actually doing this. We were going to walk to THE Everest Base Camp. By ourselves. With only a map. Were we absolutely insane? Or was this going to be one of the best thing I had ever done?

Continue reading “Mount Everest – at the feet of the world´s highest mountain (Part 1)”