MICHELE SIMPSON , published on: June 17, 2017
We’re aged in our 40s – everyone we met freedom walking it with their own backpacks and booking their own tea houses were in their 20s and early 30s. Some struggled and opted to pay a porter to lug their backpacks over the passes. It’s tough with a heavy bag but if it’s a money saving option then do it. We used an awesome local company Green Valley Nepal Treks and had our own guide and porter. Why struggle with a 15kg plus pack when you can carry a day bag with just essentials and have the energy to soak in the scenery and take photographs.
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My sister and I had decided to trek to Everest Base Camp by ourselves as a way to celebrate my sisters recent graduation, but as the days passed, and we gained altitude, my sister started to notice her heart was beating noticeably irregularly, even when we were at rest and not trekking. ...read more