Hillary-Tensing Airport, Lukla. The guys behind the gate are porters hoping to be hired by trekkers and climbers coming off the planes. The guy guarding the gate is an army/policeman.
The group making its way through Lukla to begin the trek. Note the Starbucks sign. You won’t be surprised to learn that it’s fake!
Lots of villages in Nepal have this arches on their outskirts containing prayer wheels. Prayer wheels are always turned clockwise.
Above: Mani Stones.
Our first very high suspension bridge. This was fun! It took a few more of these before I had the confidence to look down.
Our campsite at Taktok at the end of our first day of trekking.