18 April Khari La to Karshung (Camp 3 - 3500m/11375ft)
|Up at 0545 to
admire the view ..... and a Camera Club meeting! Tea, wash and breakfast
out of the way, we were heading up the ridge path in glorious sunshine to
(photo: Early morning mountains, I think Khatang-6853m, left, Nupla-5885, right)
|Today was a short
walking day, so after a pleasant relaxing ‘stroll’ we arrived at the
camp at 1130. The rest of the day was free to relax, and as it was sunny,
Katja, Scotty and I took in a few ‘rays’ after lunch. I only lasted
about 40 minutes though, as the sun was strong and I wanted to avoid any
possibility of getting sunburn or sunstroke .... too much at stake.
(photo: On the way to next camp, Sherpa guide, Lucci and Brian)
|The remainder of the
day was in the shade of my tent or the mess tent.
(photo: Camp 3)
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