Ivan Lukasevich. Himalayas – the Russian way. Super-photos from trekking to the base camp of Everest (Nepal)
Trekking to Everest base camp – what could be simpler? Well, what is there to write? What are the secrets to open in the space, trampled by millions of feet? What unprecedented to put photos of the places where all views captured thousands of times? Yes, winter conditions make this route more freely, and instead of a great number of tourists on the trails there are separate groups. The weather becoming clearer, the air more transparent, the mercury in the thermometer shrinks and creeps down, but the essence consists in the fact that it is the most popular and isogeny route in the Himalayas, remains the same.
For me, this was the fifth trekking in the Himalayas. I have to admit that the grandiose types I've had the opportunity to see other parts of Nepal, though a gigantic wall of Lhotse-Nuptse live makes a lasting impression, despite the fact that its outlines painfully familiar after hundreds a long time before-seen photos. And the view from Kalapathar is also amazing. We were surprised by the weather, presenting a myriad of crystal clear days without a cloud in the sky day and night. Of course, not without snow, which, it seems, wore an official event, purely for show and filling the statistics of precipitation, which in January, although minimal, but still not zero…