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Everest Smoke, view from Gokyo Ri  

Everest Smoke, view from Gokyo Ri

Trekking the Himalayas - Part 3 of 5

March 14th 2014
12-14 March Days 8-10 Machherma(4470m) to Gokyo(4790m) via Gokyo Ri(5360m) to Dragnag(4700m) We set out from Machhermo after less than an inch of snow from the night before. The weather is clear and sunny and the clouds don’t set in until around 3pm today. The first 45 minutes or so were straight up hill again and then the next 1.5 hours were relatively flat. At this point we reached the river ... read more
Asia » Nepal » Gokyo Lakes

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
28th March 2014

That's what I'm talking about! Fantastic view!
30th March 2014

Gokyo Ri - superb
Spot on! The views from Gokyo Ri were absolutely amazing. We have been told, you get a much better perspective of the Himalayas from this vantage point as opposed to Kala Patthar, near Everest Base Camp. So we are happy we decided to head over this way at the start of our trek.

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