Just to prove I was there....yuck, yuck...
Here it is....with the jetstream winds coming off of the roof...first view of everest!
Now a view from right before where you get on....notice the wind blowing the prayer flags? 30 mph cross wind....very, very scary!
Take a look at the beautiful whitewater river...then notice the suspension bridge WAYYYY above it!
Entrance to Everest National Park (called sagarmatha in nepal)
Another of the many...
Yeah, I was MADE for this...LOL (ok, now the truth...these bridges bounce and sway and I had near panic attacks crossing them....yes, many fellow trekkers giggled about it...)
The first of many suspension bridges
Hiking out of Lukla....
See the cliff at the end? That is the fun of when we leave. No second chance.
Our climbing and trekking team were two of four flights that got in this day..heavy cloud cover turned several planes back...that and some turbulence over the mountains (ie your stomach drops out and one of the wings suddenly dips dramatically!