Namaste High Trekkers Relax and Celebrate in Lukla

Namaste Friends, Family & Loved Ones,

We travelled from Phakding to Lukla today in cooler, cloudy weather— all the better for making the slow, sustained climb on the final section of trail.

As we crossed our last suspension bridge, it was clear that our time on the trail and our acclimatization over the last couple weeks made today’s hike a breeze.

We arrived in Lukla in time for an amazing lunch— Yak burgers, momos, chicken chilly (my favorite) and the classic Dal Bhat.

On the agenda this afternoon:

Cappuccinos and pastries

Shaves at the Barber Shop

And time watching helicopters take off every couple of minutes at the airport next to our teahouse.

At dinner, we thanked our local staff, led by Gopal, for doing a great job. We couldn’t have done this trek without their help.

Our fingers are crossed for good weather tomorrow for our flight back to Kathmandu!

Carole Tejas

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