Reaching The Highest Monastery In The World!

From Shigatse, we continued our journey to the base camp of Mt. Everest. Before that, we needed to go to the highest Monastery in the world, Ronghbuk Monastery, which was 5,200 metres above sea level. This monastery was the gateway to the base camp. This would test my reaction to mountain sickness. But before we … Continue reading Reaching The Highest Monastery In The World!

Never Underestimate Nature, Never Overestimate Yourself. A Strenuous Hike to Koruldi Lake, Mestia

The guesthouse the Israeli guy and I stayed at in Mestia was at the shoulder of the mountain where the hiking trail began.   There were actually two hiking routes he wanted to do and he asked me to choose one. I chose the one that led to Koruldi Lake. It was an 8-hour hike … Continue reading Never Underestimate Nature, Never Overestimate Yourself. A Strenuous Hike to Koruldi Lake, Mestia