Spin Drift Lightcatcher

Description: Getting up early is always worth it in the Himalayas. I’ve said it once, I’ve said it a dozen times. Title: Spin Drift Lightcatcher Location: Sagarmatha National Park, Nepal Photograph Copyright Peter 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 →

Majestic Machapuchare

Description: You’re going to need to get up before sunrise to capture the best photos of Machapuchare from Pokhara, Nepal. But it’s worth it! From the local translation meaning “Fish tail” Continue Reading →

The Trekking Life High Above Treeline – Photo Of The Day

Description: Way up where the trees can no longer grow, around 15,373’/4686m, there’s an emerald lake and the flanks of the Machermo Range of the Himalayas. Along the shore of this Continue Reading →

Breaking Through Morning Fog – Photo Of The Day

Description: The views from 16,600’/5060m can be pretty spectacular. You get to see things from that height that you don’t see from the valleys. Such as the valley fog parting just 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 →

Moon Over The Himalayas – Photo Of The Day

Description: Hands down Mong La is one of my favorite places to spend the night in the Himalayas. La translates roughly to ‘pass’, as in mountain pass. In this case the Continue Reading →

Morning Greetings – Photo of The Day

Description: Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms out there! Your morning view today is of Machermo Peak deep in the Himalayas. This location is about a week’s walk from the Continue Reading →

Kangtega At Sunrise – Photo Of The Day

Description: As a repeat of yesterday’s comment, it’s best to get up before sunrise in the Himalayas. In this photo Kangtega, is braced against an onslaught of bright orange clouds lit Continue Reading →

Lone Photographer And The Himalayas – Photo Of The Day

Description: Waking up early is a must during Far Horizon Photo Tours‘ treks. Sometimes the clouds come in early (our stay out late from the night before), but more often than Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Landscape Photographer’s Paradise

Title: Landscape Photographer’s Paradise Location: Above Dingboche, Khumbu Region, Sagarmatha National Park, Nepal, Asia Description: A crystal clear lake, puffy clouds, snow-capped mountains and practically no other humans in sight. Nepal’s Himalayas 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 – Mt. Everest & Lhotse

Title: Mt. Everest & Lhotse Location: Gokyo Ri, Solokhumbu Region, Sagarmatha National Park, Nepal, Asia Description: The view from 17,000’/5181m up Gokyo Ri is spectacular. You are more than half way up Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Yak Train To Everest Basecamp With Ama Dablam In The Background

Title: Yak Train To Everest Basecamp With Ama Dablam In The Background Location: Duglah, Khumbu Region, Nepal, Asia Description: Yaks carrying supplies to Everest Basecamp are a common site as the Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Mani Stones And Machermo

Title: Mani Stones And Machermo Location: The Trail To Gokyo, Khumbu Region, Nepal, Asia Description: No filters or polarizers needed. Just crisp air, rugged mountains and reminders of the Buddhist influence Continue Reading →