A small sign pointed the direction to Base Camp. At the time of year I went there was nothing else at base camp other than a pile of rocks, crashed helicopter and glacial till. I was pleased that they had seemed to clear the litter away though.
The hardest day of my life... November 21st 2006 I woke up a few times last night. It was the first time in my life I had felt claustrophobic. Our rooms were small and dark with 9"x9" skylights. Felt scared by this window and wondered what my Grandad felt in his Japanese Prisoner War Camp, managed some sleep.
The morning was very cold put on my balaclava and goretex coat.
When we arrived at Gorak Shep I already felt dizzy and sick. We w ... read more
Asia » Nepal » Gorak Shep 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
Hi , this blog is all about my trek to Everest Base Camp in aid of an amazing international charity called WaterAid (UK Registered Charity number 288701).
Seems like everyone is doing something for charity these days so what makes me different? If you have five minutes check out
My fundraising site and my challenge site for the bigger picture.
A big thank you to everyone that has made this possible and a big thank you to my main sponsors Bournemouth and West Hampshire Water.
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