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Still over 3,000m shy of the Everest summit, this photo was taken at almost 250% the height of Blackcomb mountain.
The Khumbu Valley and Chomolungma

October 14th 2006
It was decided that a hike was in order and so it was a hike that we did. Being forced to actually do all the planning ourselves (no Doris and no tour operators) we began by buying Jamie. Our good friend and reliable companion Jamie McGuiness followed us through thick and thin, sickness and health for 10 long days. Things began with a flight from Kathmandu into the town/village/tourist meca tha ... read more
Asia » Nepal » Namche

Nepalese Flag In 1951, the Nepalese monarch ended the century-old system of rule by hereditary premiers and instituted a cabinet system of government. Reforms in 1990 established a multiparty democracy within the framework of a constitutional monarchy. A Maoist in... ... read more
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