Wednesday, May 18, 2011

A Few Pictures from Everest Trip


Potala Palace in Lhasa

Gyantse Kumbum Temple

Prayer wheels

Yamdrok Lake (sacred lake of Tibetans) from the summit of Kamba-la (4700 meters)

Yamdrok Lake

Road to Mt. Everest

First sight of Mt. Everest at Gyatso-la Pass

Switchbacks on road to Mt. Everest

Turn off to Mt. Everest (Qomolangma)

Rongbuk Monastery; Mt.Everest in clouds 
Base Camp:  from left to right, Janet, Claire and Paul

Mt. Everest

Mt. Everest; prayer flags

Mt. Everest sunset

Mt. Everest sunset; villager bringing in the yaks for the night

Mt. Everest sunset

Mt. Everest sunset

Mt. Everest sunset

Mt Everest at end of sunset

Mt. Everest sunrise

Mt. Everest sunrise; prayer flags

Paul touching the top of Mt. Everest

Claire hugging Mt. Everest

Our prayer flags (on white scarf)

Prayer flags on mountain


  1. It seems like you really loved your trip back then! The sunset must have been the most gorgeous view you've ever seen. You took so many photos of it! Hehe... Well, anyone would do the same if they saw such a beautiful sight.

    Harper Cosper

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