Everest Basecamp Trek 2019 – Team Buff Descends the Khumbu!

Namaste friends, family and loved ones!

We’re looking forward to seeing the valley and of course more oxygen. So down we went enjoying the fine weather. Every step of the way we gain strength. Sunshine and thicker air were like magic.

As we rounded the bend, the village of Dingboche (our goal) came into view. The Stupa welcome us to this vibrant town.

Every one is feeling great and sleeping well. Tomorrow we’ll drop another luxurious two thousand feet to Tengboche.

All our best, Carole and Vern Tejas

 

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