Tag: Everest Base Camp Trek

Everest Base Camp Trek: Dharmavariants Sancho Party in Thukla

Friends, family & loved ones, Another bluebird day in the Khumbu, but on the windy side. On our way out of Pheriche, we came upon some baby yaks with their mothers. We also saw several newborns — At least t one of them was only 1 day old. So special!! Down valley view Before and […]

Everest Base Camp Trek: Dharmavariants Photos April 5th

Our day in pictures

Taboche & Cholotse behind team

Looking down into the potato village of Dingboche

Trekking towards Lhotse

AMA Dablam is a beautiful backdrop

Team with Kantega
All our best
Carole &Vern Tejas

Everest Base Camp Trek: Dharmavariants Acclimatize in Pheriche

Friends, family & loved ones, The Variants had an active rest day here in Pheriche. We took advantage of a clear blue sky this morning to climb up on the ridge above town, where we were treated to an unparalleled view of the surrounding peaks. The temperature was comfortable enough for us to spend a […]

Everest Base Camp Trek: Dharmavariants 4/4/22 photos

Morning window view of Everest and Lhotse
Tanghoche monastery at dawn
Going to Puja in the monastery
We walk past the serene Ama Dablam
All our best,Carole and Vern Tejas

Everest Base Camp Trek: Team CTF Makes it to Base Camp!


Everest Base Camp Trek: Dharmavariants 4/3/22 photos

We are sending photos separately due to internet challenges. Thank you for your understanding.

Sir Edmund and the gang at the school he founded.
Too close!
Guardian of the Tangbuche monastery
My favorite Guardian.
All our best,Carole & Vern Tejas

Everest Base Camp Trek: Team CTF Enjoys Lots of Laughs and Great Views


Everest Base Camp Trek: Dharmavariants Cruise to Tengboche

Friends, family & loved ones, All is well here in Tengboche. We left Khumjung this morning, making a quick stop at the Hillary School- the first of many schools in Nepal established by the Sir Edmund Hillary Foundation. We then descended about 2000 feet to the Dudh Kosi River, where we stopped for a refreshment […]

Everest Base Camp Trek: Dharmavariants 4/1/22 photos

Now we have slightly better connection, here are some experiences we’ve enjoyed.

Great to be back in the Khumbu

Wild Danphe, Nepal’s National Bird

Danphe up close

Himalayan Thar
All our best,Carole & Vern Tejas

Everest Base Camp Trek: Dharmavariants 4/1/22 photos

On the monasteries steps
All my best,Vern Tejas


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