Today, I am leaving Toronto and heading 11,920 km away…to Kathmandu, Nepal.
First, I want to thank you for your encouragement over the last few weeks. This gives me additional motivation for what’s to come.
Foremost, I want you to know that I will carry very deep in my heart your heartfelt advice to remain cautious on Everest so that I can come back safely to your company.
The flight duration to Kathmandu will be 17 hours, with an additional 5 hour layover in Istanbul, Turkey. I am set to arrive in Kathmandu early morning Monday. The time difference between Toronto and Kathmandu is +9.45.
In Nagarkot, I will catch…and capture with my old faithful Nikon D-7000…. my first real sights of the Himalayas.
After gently testing my trekking legs and equipment for a few days around Nagarkot, I will make my way back to Kathmandu via Dhulikhel Lonely Planet – Dhulikhel .
In Kathmandu, I will meet my fellow trekkers. My trek to Everest Base Camp is set to start October 14.
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