Wednesday, April 1

April 1998 - Khumbu region

So then this occurred:

The six week trip to Nepal was an exploratory trip to find out more about this “high” environment. I trekked with Pasang and a porter (Priem) up, down and along the main valleys in the Khumbu area. The highlight of the trip was two nights at Everest base camp, just alongside the Singapore Everest Expedition camp. Seeing the size of the icefall was very intimidating. I could only just muster up enough courage to approach the outskirts of it. But hearing the discussions (some in English), seeing the preparations, focus and commitment of all involved was very inspiring. More seeds were planted…

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