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Show me the way to Base Camp  
   

Show me the way to Base Camp

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

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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