The drektrek team posing with Cornish flag with Everest behind, all wearing our poppies with pride Today was an early start 7 o’clock for breakfast and then up into the mountains directly behind our Tea House. The weather has been fantastic bright sunshine in clear blue sky with small amounts of cloud clinging to the sides of the highest mountains. Another acclimatisation walk today so we know its going to be high, slow and long ( 5 hrs ...

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No signal for the last couple of days so we were unable to update on the blog. We are at Namche Bazar so here is a summary of the last few days. Flew into Lukla from Kathmandu fabulous scenery flying through the foothills of the Himalayas and then to fly between the mountains to land at Lukla.  Lukla airport and Lukla itself was buzzing with Trekers, climbers, porters and Sherpas. It was a quick cup of green tea while are ...

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In the afternoon of Day 2 we explored Swayambu Stupa, a huge Buddhist and Hindu Temple located on a hill within walking distance from our hotel. Group shot at local temple

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Dear all, As you will all be wondering. We have all landed safely in Lukla. Amazing flight still shaking now. But over all nothing to worry about.  Brilliant!  

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