Team Flies to Lukla, Trekking Begins!

Namaste Friends, Family & Loved Ones,

We managed to fly to Lukla today– squeaking in just before the clouds really thickened up. In spite of the clouds, the flight was pretty smooth.

After we arrived, we fortified ourselves with a second breakfast and then hit the trail.

The monsoon season has just ended, so the flowers are blooming, the fields are green and lush, and the small streams are running.

We stopped for tea in Ghat and while there some of us visited a small monastery and met the monk that lived there.

Before we knew it, we had reached our home for the night, the lovely Kongde Peak Guest House. The sound of the Dudh Khosi River outside our rooms will surely lull us to sleep tonight.

Tomorrow, we head up the hill to Namche Bazar.

Vern & Carole

 

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