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  • Trek from Khumjung to Tengboche- The WMS Everest Expedition 2012 - The WMS Everest Experience 2012 - Daily Dispatches
    for a light lunch including rara noodle soup dhal bhat and hot mango drinks at the Paradise lodge in Deboche After crossing the suspension bridge over the rushing and refreshing white waters we hiked up a steep rocky trail into Tengboche at 3 850 meters or 12 628 feet Tengboche is famous for its spectacular monastery as well as its bakery We checked into the Himalayan view lodge and after a tea break and pulse oximeter check ranging from 93 to 98 saturation we hiked up a steep trail behind our lodge to 4 190 meters or 13 743 feet in freezing rain and sleet to help continue with our altitude acclimatization We later visited the monastery took lots of pictures including that of the famous Tengboche bakery and the majestic AmaDablam Thamserku and Kangtegamountains and returned to the lodge for tea and snacks consisting of french fries and pop corn and several rounds of playing card games including Hearts We topped off this amazing day with another huge sumptuous feast of dhal bhat steak French fries Sherpa stew veggie momos mars pie rice pudding apple pie and fresh apples One of the highlights of our dining experience was the

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  • Khumbu - The WMS Everest Expedition 2012 - The WMS Everest Experience 2012 - Daily Dispatches
    was established many years ago by the Hillary foundation to serve the Sherpa people of Khumjung Kunde Namche and Thame Khumbu region Two years ago while trekking with my family my son became very sick and was treated and cared for by Dr KamiTemba Sherpa Unfortunately I was unable to thank him properly at the time Today we found him working at the clinic and I was able to meet with him and thank him face to face God bless him Afterwards we took an acclimatization hike to the top of Kunde peak 4200m From the ridge we could see the settlements of Namche Thame Kunde Khumjung and Tengboche the Everest view hotel the airport as well as many 6000m peaks Sometimes from this spot you can even see Everest Lhotse and AmaDablam Because it was late in the day they were cloud covered We had a great time as you can see from our photos We had a great dinner My yak steak and chips was particularly good Mark Chris and I had a second plate along with soup and apple pie After dinner David Breashears gave us an amazing computer animated presentation by GlacierWorks showing the dramatic recession

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  • Acclimatization hike to the Everest View Hotel - The WMS Everest Experience 2012 - Daily Dispatches
    uneventful The weather was shiny and warm We trekked along the valley mostly through the forests and passed through small villages We had one tea break on the way We reached Thame 3800m early afternoon and had lunch After a short rest we hiked uphill to the Thame Gompa Monastery 4000m We had the chance to go in and see the preying room After a short stay we returned to

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  • Acclimatization hike to the Everest View Hotel - The WMS Everest Experience 2012 - Daily Dispatches
    Lhotse and peaking out from behind Nuptse the black pyramid of Everest The hot chocolate we sipped at 3880 meters 12 726 feet taking in this view was surreal On the way back we visited the Sherpa Museum where Mingmar was our tour guide He led us through the exhibition describing the making of butter tea and traditional life and pointing out features standard to Sherpa homes In the Everest museum we enjoyed seeing our Sherpa s photos as well as Wongchu Sherpa s photo featured beside Tenzing Norgay Sir Edmund Hillary Eric Shipton and Apa Sherpa the renouned climber with a record 21 summits on Everest Back at the lodge we are enjoying a 180 degree vista of the valley below Namche after a hearty meal of Yak steak with milk tea and rice pudding vegetable momos steamed dumplings Tukpa like Sherpa stew with more noodles French onion soup club sandwich and French fries with a Kumbu Glacier Melt deep fried Mars bar a Chicken Sizzler with fruit salad and Lemon Tea none of us are moving very quickly but we are well fed and happy And yes food is becoming a main topic of conversation The Indian team

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  • Namche Bazaar - The WMS Everest Experience 2012 - Daily Dispatches
    stretch into Namche Bazar with an 813 m or 2 680 ft elevation gain and reached our fab digs for the next 2 nights Khumbu lodge around 2 30 pm For the record the Khumbu lodge is super luxurious with hot showers and Wifi Our summit team is doing super fantastic with pulse oximeter readings ranging from 90 to 98 saturation We look forward to our acclimatization hike tomorrow to

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  • we began our expedition from Lukla after the Peak-promotion Lukla staff presented us with Khada scarves & wished us good luck - The WMS Everest Experience 2012 - Daily Dispatches
    headed out to the airport After the fastest check in and boarding procedure ever we were lucky enough to actually catch the first flight out to Lukla as planned Unfortunately our entire luggage did not Over the course of the morning as we walked around Lukla taking pictures of the airstrip having our Yak and Yeti packed breakfast boxes and buying indispensible Everest literature for the trip the left items arrived one by one on the following flights Unfortunately one bag Husein s Island Peak and trekking bag did not arrive as the afternoon flights were cancelled It will hopefully arrived on the first flight tomorrow together with Pemba Rita Once we left Lukla we were on a stony trail to Phakding together with jopke with heavy loads porters with seemingly even heavier loads and tourists with pathetically light loads The hike was short and easy the weather held up and the views were magnificent When we finally crossed the Dudh Koshi Milk River to our tea house the Sunrise Lodge all our luggage except the bag still in Kathmandu had magically arrived before us Johanna Eneling Boarding flight to Lukla from Kathmandu while flying to Lukla Arrival in Lukla

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  • Blessed_by Lama - The WMS Everest Experience 2012 - Everest Expedition - Daily Dispatches
    we met with the seventh reincarnation Lama Tulka He blessed us and our expedition He placed a blessed khata scarf and sacred neckless around our necks After breakfast we then went on a short hike to the top of a small mountain in Kathmandu called Nagaarjun At the top there was a stupa and a tower with praying monks The air was a little fresher than down in the city

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  • Expedition briefing day - The WMS Everest Experience 2012 - Everest Expedition - Daily Dispatches
    try to use advance technology Peak Promotion organize a programme in association with Ted to make aware for how to use Top Out maks with reguator and oxygen cylinder Ted giving lecture about using maks and regulator Top Out advance mask Two days before leaving to Lukla the team had detail breifing for Everest Along with Mingmar and the team was having final lectur at Yak and Yeti meeting hall

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