Day 33 – A massive improvement and electrical problems

Finally a massive improvement on my health. The Ginger water and its elements had helped an overnight improvement. Since Camp 2, my nose was no longer running as bad. This will become my newest mandatory drink for the next several days. Luckily ginger is in abundance on Nepali cooking, so sparing some for my healing would be ok. After breakfast...

Day 32 – Ginger Remedy to the Rescue

The day was quite cold. As it’s the beginning of May, I had hoped we’d be transitioning into warmer weather, especially as the Monsoon will loom towards June. However due to the El Nino’s ongoing weather impact, the Mountain weather has been less than ideal. After breakfast and with my running nose, Mike talked to all of us. We were...

Day 24 and 25 – Speedy Medicine, Prep for next rotation and a humble surprise

Day 24 The morning started with some great updates, my B12 medicine had speedily arrived from Kathmandu. In addition, we were originally going to depart tonight for Camp 3 on our 2nd rotation but our date got pushed as the weather seemed to be cooperating further the following day. Lydia and Roy (another team member) would be departing this evening...

Day 23 – A Dr. Checkup and a bummed goodbye

I dreaded today. My dearest teammate Paul had made the brave decision of departing from our expedition as he had a family urgency. Paul has been this incredible magnetic gentleman with a heart of gold. He’s originally Brit but splits his time between HK, SF, London and Provence. We got along incredibly well, sharing our various perspectives in life as...