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Everest Base Camp Trek – Deboche to Dingboche

Day 5 – Deboche to Dingboche We head out of Deboche camp and through the rhododendron bushes heading down to cross the Imja Khola, with constant sightings of Everest, Lhotse, Ama Dablam and Nuptse offering the most spectacular views. Although seeing a collapsed bridge like this one is not the most welcoming sight before you […]

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Stupa with Everest in background

Everest Base Camp Trek – Namche Bazaar to Deboche

Day 3 – Rest Day Namche Bazaar When they say rest day, it’s not really a rest day…..just so you know! To help with acclimatisation, the trek incorporated a couple of ‘rest’ days so you sleep in the same place for a few nights, but what you do on these so called rest days is […]

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Thule – Chasm Duffel Bag – REVIEW

Whether you decide to go away on a 2 week all-inclusive holiday or a 2 week adventure to the Himalayas, ultimately the baggage you decide to pack away all your belongings will come into play.  Generally speaking for myself, I will pick a suitcase as the normal holiday choice as this is more practical in […]

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Thule – EnRoute Strut Daypack – REVIEW

As you may well have guessed from some of the posts on this blog, I like to go walking on and around mountains…one of the key pieces of equipment that is required when out is a backpack to hold essential items that you may require throughout the day. I was kindly sent the Thule EnRoute […]

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Should I buy new hiking boots?

I’ve been trying to decide whether I should replace my hiking boots which were a fairly cheap buy for when I did Kilimanjaro.  At the time I didn’t want to splash out on a pair that I may not use again, but now with Everest Base Camp on the horizon I’m pondering if I should […]

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