“Presentation Evening Click here for Pictures” Pictures from the presentation evening. A brilliant evening with all Drektrekkers that could make it. Met at the City Inn Brian and Sharon Kindly cooked some traditional Nepalese food,followed by Jim and Steve presenting all the trekkers with a hip flask engraved “Name, Drek Trek,Truro to Kala Patthar, The Black Mountain 5623 November 2012” thank you Jim Swingwood for a amazing epic journey.

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BBC news article 11 December 2012 Last updated at 12:16 “Six decades to realise Everest trek dream” The trek started from Lukla in the foothills of the Himalayas A group of fathers and sons from Cornwall have successfully reached an Everest base camp, even though none of them were serious trekkers. The trek, which took 19 days, started at Lukla in the foothills and took them to Kala Patar. For one of the team, it had been a ...

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Pictures by Chris Pentecost dropbox pictures…click here  

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Three nights in Kathmandu was probably the right choice, we needed that time to get ourselves back together recover our bodies and minds. The mental and physical exhaustion are equal there was no way we could have flown back any sooner. It’s very difficult to explain life in Kathmandu for a country that’s religions are very quite and very peaceful the city is as manic as they come. All vehicles are right hand drive the ...

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