Category: trekking

Machhapuchhre from Sarangkot

Machhapuchhre (or Fishtail mountain) and Annapurna range from Sarangkot

This photo has been taken just outside Sarangkot. In the front a pill of firewood and a haystack. In the middle the valley where the Seti river is flowing and in the background the mighty peaks of Machhapuchhre and Annapurna.

Dudh Pokhari Gokyo Nepal

Picture of Dudh Pokhari (the third Gokyo lake) with the guest houses of Gokyo and the Cho Oyu mountain in the background. Cho Oyu on the border of Nepal and Tibet is one the highest mountains in the world.

Dudh Pokhari Gokyo

Gokyo is a tiny village of mainly guest houses at an altitude of 4,750 meters. From Gokyo you can hike up to Gokyo Ri (5.357 meters) with spectacular views of the Himalaya, the Ngozumpa glacier and Mount Everest.

View from Gokyo Ri

View from Gokyo Ri on a clear morning in May, with Ngozumpa glacier on the left side, two of the Gokyo lakes in the middle and some 6000+ peak in the background.

Gokyo Ri, Everest Region

Gokyo Ri is a 5357 metres high peak in the Khumbu region (Everest Region) of the Nepal Himalayas. Gokyo Ri is located west of the Ngozumpa glacier, the largest glacier in Nepal and north of the hamlet of Gokyo.

Nepali girl in shop in Gorkha district

Nepali girl with her brother in a small shop near Lapubesi in Gorkha district

Gorkha girl with brother

This girl was running the shop of her family, but wasn’t able to count very well. She gave us too much change. After we tried to make her clear she made a mistake she gave even more change. When we refunded her the excess, she laughed shyly with her beautiful smile.