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June 29, 2015

Wonders of high Nepal

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WONDERS OF HIGH NEPAL

Himalayan skies

Ngozumpa Glacier – largest in Nepal Himalayas

Sagarmatha (Everest), Lhotse, Makalu, Cho Oyu – neighboring mountains

Cho Oyu – Gyachung Ice Ridge – tremendous ice ridge between mountains

Gokyo – one of the highest settlements in the world, a small group of stone homes at the base of Gokyo Ri

Lakes Gokyo, Thonak, Gyazumpa, Tanjung, Ngojumba – highest freshwater lake system in the world

Remote mountain monasteries

Dudh River – falling in a wild torrent from the highest peaks

Namche Bazaar – Sherpa “capital” of Nepal — prosperous village in a horseshoe valley facing  the peak of Kongde Ri

Phortse Village, Machhermo – spectacular mountain panoramas

Gokyo Ri ascent – most exquisite view of the Himalayas, and of the snow peaks of the Sagarmatha family of mountains

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Many photos of life in rural Nepal

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h/t International Sherpa Adventure ℗. LTD

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••• Sagarmatha weather today – Cloudy, Chance Snow 90% – 13-5″
36° High    24° Low        Wind S 5mph
sunrise – 5:04am      solar noon – 12:01pm      sunset – 6:59pm
Waxing Gibbous Moon

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