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 →

First Or Last View Of Everest

Description: Depending on your direction of travel, this is either the first or last grand view you will likely have of Mount Everest (Sagarmatha). The trail at this point is mostly 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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 – The Hardest Part Is Trying To Decide

Title: The Hardest Part Is Trying To Decide Location: Gokyo Ri, Sagarmatha National Park, Solukhumbu Region, Nepal, Asia Description: Upon reaching the top of Gokyo Ri, a 17,500′ hill (yes, it’s 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 →