Why 'do' the real thing when I can just look at the pictures?
Awakened at 2am for this post-midnight climb up Poon (Pun) Hill. Try walking on even ground in the dark, and then try it scrambling up a mountain with no sure footing, and a forever plummet with the wrong step or footing. But worth every step to see the "Roof of the World" light up with the sun's first rays...
Here I am, in dawn's early light...
Up, up, UP! And gorgeous.
Damn, that was refreshing!
One of the accomodations along the trek...
A better view, with incoming massive rain and hale storm!
The toilet (No, really!)
Yep, that is the entire room, and a 5 star property it is!
Relaxing with a shave
Friends met while on the trail
Me talking with a local
Instructing local children about Wall Street...
... and again
Get me outta here!
Monkeys everywhere in Kathmandu
Side street in Kathmandu
Me, atop a stupa