Escape From Lukla

clouds below peaks

After 12 days of trekking up & down the Khumbu valley we were exhausted. Thoughts of steaks, beer & a shower had crept in & we were ecstatic to return to Lukla & fly back to Kathmandu. We had an open ticket which was supposed to mean we turn up & jump on a flight the next … Continue reading

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Day 1-3: Lukla to Namche Bazaar

Everest Region Suspension Bridge

DAY 1: Lukla to Monjo, 5 hours  Finally, after days of bartering and buying gear & 1 dodgy mountain flight we were trekking! The first few days were full of “Oo’s and Ahh’s” at the beauty around us. The turquoise river running wild with homey cottages dotted along the trail at the foot of lush green peaks. Starting … Continue reading

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Kathmandu to Lukla – Sprawl to Scenic to Scary

Tenzing-Hillary Airport, Lukla

  After an early morning arrival at Kathmandu’s small scale domestic airport we FINALLY boarded our tiny plane… 4 HOURS LATE! Our tiny Tara Air propeller plane took off into the clear skies above Kathmandu. The city sprawl of the capital soon transformed into the gorgeously green Kathmandu valley. With rice paddies & vegetable patches cut into the steep … Continue reading

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