The Hard Road

Category: Sense of Place


Photo and caption by Chris Mckee

On my way to the base camp of Mt Everest, I constantly passed multiple Sherpas transporting essential items from the main airstrip of Lukla to the main trekkers hub of Namche Bazaar. It became so clear of the importance these local Sherpas and the role they within their community. I asked this man (through my guide) how often he makes the return trip to and from Namche Bazaar from Lukla, he responded with a laugh and with a giant smile and went on his way.

Location: Lukla, Namche Bazaar, Mt Everest Trek


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