We have arrived at the famous monastery of Tengboche. Famous, because most climbing Sherpas seek the blessings of the Gods before making out to climb Everest or any other mountain. Famous, because Tenzing Norge was blessed before he was the first to summit, together with Sir Edmond Hillary in 1953. Since then, many climbing Sherpas are being blessed before going to work in the mountains. In fact, on the way to the monetary, we met one of the most famous Sherpas h...
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Here in Tenboche, I met an Irish guy, who is just starting out on his trip. His intentions are to climb both: Labuche East and Island Peak! Should be quite a challenge for him to do! Him and his wife just recently relocated to Dubai, because his wife found a good job there. Ireland still suffering from the economic crisis. He will use his time to climb and reflect... I guess this is what pretty much everyone is doing here, who is climbing or just trekking the Him...