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27
Sep

Macharmo

Machermo September 27, 2017 Dear Family & Friends: Yesterday was a tough and long day. We trekked from Namche Bazaar to Dole, a net elevation gain of 2,600 feet. The up and down trek took us a little over 9 hours. Today, we trekked to Machermo. This was an easy day and, after 3 hours […]

25
Sep

Resting in Namche

Namche Bazar September 24, 2017 Dear Family & Friends: I really love my Fall, 2017 BK Team. What an eclectic, interesting and fun group! I could not have scripted this trip better. Everything is going as planned, and we are all having a great time. I have a very good feeling about this expedition. Yesterday, […]

22
Sep

A Busy and Fun Day

Lukla September 22, 2017 Dear Family & Friends: My Yak & Yeti wake up call was at 5am for a 6am departure for the airport. The flight to Lukla was scheduled to depart KTM at 7:30 am. But, the cloudy skies were a bad omen for an on-time departure. Because the airplanes are not equipped for instrument landing, many flights […]

21
Sep

Report from Kathmandu

Kathmandu, Nepal September 21, 2017 Dear Family & Friends: Good news!  I made all my flights. I booked my flights from LAX to Kathmandu with China Southern Airlines. The plane stopped in Guangzhou, China. After a short layover, I boarded another plane bound for KTM. The total flight time from LAX to KTM was about […]