#33 Day 8: Kathmandu – Lukla – Monjo, Nepal

Monday 3 April 2017 Up at 5am for a 5.30am breakfast, we were due to leave for the airport at 6am. As there are between 40-50 people in the whole group we were going in different tranches and the first group had already left for the airport. Word filtered down that was a delay atContinue reading “#33 Day 8: Kathmandu – Lukla – Monjo, Nepal”

#27 Day 3 (pm): Kathmandu, Nepal

Wednesday 29 March 2017 I had been corresponding with a girl called Steph, here with her boyfriend Ollie, who was conducting some research of her own for a PhD and was already in Kathmandu. The Xtreme Everest organisers were also here as they were giving a two day conference this week, so I was dueContinue reading “#27 Day 3 (pm): Kathmandu, Nepal”

#26 Day 3 (am): Kathmandu, Nepal

Wednesday 29 March 2017 After going to bed around midnight after finishing my blog, I was woken up by an insistent rhythmic tapping at around 6.30am. This was punctuated by some other louder bangs from time to time and sounds of men talking. My room is right at the front on the ground floor andContinue reading “#26 Day 3 (am): Kathmandu, Nepal”