Sunrise Over Everest

Description: Let’s stay in Nepal after yesterday’s return to the continent. I’m not actually there right now, but I am dreaming about returning (shameless plug: Join me in Nepal, this Continue Reading →

Lukla Airport And The Himalayas

Description: You arrive early in the morning if you’re lucky and catch breakfast at a teahouse in town before heading up the valley seen in the distance. This is the start Continue Reading →

Himalayan Tahr

Description: You never know what kind of wildlife you’ll see when trekking in the Himalayas of Nepal. Take, for instance, this fine looking Himalayan Tahr, a wild goat that roams the Continue Reading →

First Clear View Of The Himalayas – Photo Of The Day

Description: While there are certainly mountains around you when you step off the plane in Lukla after a short flight from Kathmandu, it’s not until after a few hours of trekking Continue Reading →

The Beauty of Lhotse – Photo Of The Day

Description: Lhotse gets a bad rap, if you ask me. First, it is one of the more mis-guessed peaks in the Himalayas. It looks majestic and like what you think Mt. Continue Reading →

Shadows Across The Himalayas – Photo Of The Day

Description: Landscape photographers tend to desire a bit of clouds in their images. And if not in their images, nearby to create some mood. In this case, just the right amount Continue Reading →

Give Them A Spin – Photo Of The Day

Description: Packed with prayers (actual Tibetan written prayers are on the inside), these prayer wheels are meant for spinning. As the wheels are spun, prayers for the end of suffering for Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Perfect Morning At Gokyo

Title: Perfect Morning At Gokyo Location: Gokyo, Solokhumbu Region, Sagarmatha National Park, Nepal, Asia Description: Down below the view from Gokyo Ri (yesterday’s photo) the terrain is equally appealing, with this lakeside Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Kyajo Ri, Nepal

Title: Kyajo Ri, Nepal Location: Solokhumbu Region, Sagarmatha National Park, Nepal, Asia Description: Kyajo Ri is just 30′ shorter than Denali/Mount McKinley in Alaska, standing 20,295′ above sea level. The approach takes Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Amideva Buddha Park

Title: Amideva Buddha Park Location: Swayambhunath, Kathmandu, Nepal, Asia Description: Amideva Buddha Park is a free attraction at the base of Swayambhunath in Kathmandu, Nepal. The there statues (better photo below) represent Continue Reading →