Photo Of The Day – Reflection of Khumbu Yül-Lha

Title: Reflection of Khumbu Yül-Lha Location: Above Thame, Solukhumbu, Nepal, Asia Description: A sacred Sherpa mountain high in the Himalayas, believed to the be the home of a powerful god, Khumbila (or Khumbila) has never been climbed. ———————- For a while I am going to post my images of Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Khumbi Yul Lha – Sacred Sherpa Mountain

Title: Khumbi Yul Lha – Sacred Sherpa Mountain, Nepal Location: Sagarmatha National Park, Nepal Description: Reflected in a the eddy of a nearly frozen stream on the bed of a hanging valley at 14,500′, Khumbi Yul Lha stands gracefully against the stark, blue sky. The mountain is sacred to Continue Reading →

Traveling Through Colors: Blue

There are beautiful blue skies in California today and maybe that’s why so many of the images in this post are of the gorgeous skies contained therein. Whatever the case, enjoy this trip around the world with the color blue. Hint: Click on images for much larger versions Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Kyajo Ri, Nepal Panorama Exploration

To use this image, simply click and drag to move around. Use your scroll wheel to zoom in and out, or use [Shift] to zoom in and [CTRL] to zoom out. And if you want to turn things up a notch, choose “Fullscreen”. The image is 42MB large, Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – The Man Before The Mountain

Title: The Man Before The Mountain Location: Solukhumbu, Nepal, Asia Description: A lone Sherpa examines the flanks of Ama Dablam in the Nepali Himalayas. Camera Canon 7D Lens Canon 28-300mm L Shutter Speed 1/800 Aperture f/8 ISO 100 Focal Length 60mm   Click HERE to purchase this 11″ Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – The Trail To Mount Everest

Title: The Trail To Mount Everest Location: Solukhumbu, Just outside of Namche Bazaar, Nepal Description: Close, but still kilometers in the distance, Mount Everest (Sagarmatha to local Nepalis)keeps watch over trekkers stopping to rest at a Buddhist Stupa along one of many trails through the Himalayas. Warm weather Continue Reading →

Namche Bazaar Door Coverings

Located two day’s trek from the nearest airport and four day’s trek from the nearest road, Namche Bazaar is a trading hub braced against the side of a Himalayan hill just below treeline. The town is also a hub for trekkers heading toward Everest basecamp or other destinations Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Making Racshi In The Himalayas

Title: Making Racshi In The Himalayas Location: Solukhumbu, Nepal, Asia Description: Making racshi as it has been made for centuries, with a home made still and a wood/yak dung fire inside a dark and cramped kitchen high in the Himalayas. Photograph Copyright Peter West Carey

Khumbi Yul Lha In Reflection

Title:  Khumbi Yul Lha In Reflection Description: Khumbi Yul Lha is the most sacred Sherpa mountain in the Himalayas, even more so than Mt. Everest.  Its reflection in this pool at 14,500′ is a nice ending to a long day climbing in the Himalayas. Location: Solukhumbu, Nepal, Asia Continue Reading →