Sunrise over Kathmandu
Sunrise over Kathmandu

Sunrise as seen from our guest home in Bishalnagar, Kathmandu, Nepal. Photo taken while on a volunteer trip for  The Rose International Fund for Children.

Kathmandu Sidewalk
Kathmandu Sidewalk

Photo taken while on a volunteer trip for  The Rose International Fund for Children.

Laundry Day
Laundry Day

In Kathmandu, Nepal. Photo taken while on a volunteer trip for  The Rose International Fund for Children. 

Market in Kathmandu
Market in Kathmandu

Photo taken while on a volunteer trip for  The Rose International Fund for Children.

     

Tara Captain
Tara Captain

Tara Air is currently the only private airline that flies planes into Lukla Airport, often referred to as the most dangerous airport in the world at a 9,400-foot elevation in the Himalayan foothills. Photo taken while on a volunteer trip for  The Rose International Fund for Children. 

Mountain Runway
Mountain Runway

The abnormally short and inclined runway at Lukla Airport, often referred to as the most dangerous airport in the world at a 9,400-foot elevation in the Himalayan foothills. Photo taken while on a volunteer trip for  The Rose International Fund for Children.

Trek Drying
Trek Drying

On our short trek from Lukla to Namche Bazaar (short = six days round-trip), nearly every village has electricity - but just not enough for appliances like clothes dryers. Photo taken while on a volunteer trip for  The Rose International Fund for Children.

Lukla Shrine
Lukla Shrine

Shrine along our short, six-day trek from Lukla to Namche Bazaar and back. Photo taken while on a volunteer trip for  The Rose International Fund for Children.

  

Fruit Market
Fruit Market

Taken along our six-day trek from Lukla to Namche Bazaar and back. Photo taken while on a volunteer trip for  The Rose International Fund for Children.

Village and the Dudh Koshi
Village and the Dudh Koshi

Dud Koshi translates roughly as  "milk river," having received its name for the white, nearly opaque waters it carries through the valleys. Photo taken while on a volunteer trip for  The Rose International Fund for Children.

   

Near the Everest View Hotel
Near the Everest View Hotel

It rained a lot. This was the visibility at nearly 13,000 feet, just outside the Everest View Hotel. Needless to say, I didn't get a view of Everest. Photo taken while on a volunteer trip for  The Rose International Fund for Children.

   

Sunrise over the Himalayas
Sunrise over the Himalayas

Taken at The Beyul Hermitage + Farm along the old Hillary trail between Lukla and Everest. Photo taken while on a volunteer trip for  The Rose International Fund for Children.

   

View from the Hermitage
View from the Hermitage

Taken at The Beyul Hermitage + Farm along the old Hillary trail between Lukla and Everest. Photo taken while on a volunteer trip for  The Rose International Fund for Children.

   

Along the Runway
Along the Runway

Women carry baskets along the Lukla runway at dusk. Photo taken while on a volunteer trip for  The Rose International Fund for Children.

    

Boudhanath
Boudhanath

A woman at Boudhanath Temple in Kathmandu, Nepal. Photo taken while on a volunteer trip for  The Rose International Fund for Children.

     

Flag Wrangler
Flag Wrangler

Give this guy some flags and some money, and he'll tie them as high up as you want them. The higher they are, the better. Photo taken while on a volunteer trip for  The Rose International Fund for Children.

     

Woman at Yanglesho
Woman at Yanglesho

A woman peers over a rail at Yanglesho, a temple built around a cave in the town of Pharping in which Buddhist master Guru Padma Smbhava meditated in the 12th - 13th centuries. The cave is believed to still hold great amounts of energy. Photo taken while on a volunteer trip for  The Rose International Fund for Children.

     

Sunrise over Kathmandu
Kathmandu Sidewalk
Laundry Day
Market in Kathmandu
Tara Captain
Mountain Runway
Trek Drying
Lukla Shrine
Fruit Market
Village and the Dudh Koshi
Near the Everest View Hotel
Sunrise over the Himalayas
View from the Hermitage
Along the Runway
Boudhanath
Flag Wrangler
Woman at Yanglesho
Sunrise over Kathmandu

Sunrise as seen from our guest home in Bishalnagar, Kathmandu, Nepal. Photo taken while on a volunteer trip for  The Rose International Fund for Children.

Kathmandu Sidewalk

Photo taken while on a volunteer trip for  The Rose International Fund for Children.

Laundry Day

In Kathmandu, Nepal. Photo taken while on a volunteer trip for  The Rose International Fund for Children. 

Market in Kathmandu

Photo taken while on a volunteer trip for  The Rose International Fund for Children.

     

Tara Captain

Tara Air is currently the only private airline that flies planes into Lukla Airport, often referred to as the most dangerous airport in the world at a 9,400-foot elevation in the Himalayan foothills. Photo taken while on a volunteer trip for  The Rose International Fund for Children. 

Mountain Runway

The abnormally short and inclined runway at Lukla Airport, often referred to as the most dangerous airport in the world at a 9,400-foot elevation in the Himalayan foothills. Photo taken while on a volunteer trip for  The Rose International Fund for Children.

Trek Drying

On our short trek from Lukla to Namche Bazaar (short = six days round-trip), nearly every village has electricity - but just not enough for appliances like clothes dryers. Photo taken while on a volunteer trip for  The Rose International Fund for Children.

Lukla Shrine

Shrine along our short, six-day trek from Lukla to Namche Bazaar and back. Photo taken while on a volunteer trip for  The Rose International Fund for Children.

  

Fruit Market

Taken along our six-day trek from Lukla to Namche Bazaar and back. Photo taken while on a volunteer trip for  The Rose International Fund for Children.

Village and the Dudh Koshi

Dud Koshi translates roughly as  "milk river," having received its name for the white, nearly opaque waters it carries through the valleys. Photo taken while on a volunteer trip for  The Rose International Fund for Children.

   

Near the Everest View Hotel

It rained a lot. This was the visibility at nearly 13,000 feet, just outside the Everest View Hotel. Needless to say, I didn't get a view of Everest. Photo taken while on a volunteer trip for  The Rose International Fund for Children.

   

Sunrise over the Himalayas

Taken at The Beyul Hermitage + Farm along the old Hillary trail between Lukla and Everest. Photo taken while on a volunteer trip for  The Rose International Fund for Children.

   

View from the Hermitage

Taken at The Beyul Hermitage + Farm along the old Hillary trail between Lukla and Everest. Photo taken while on a volunteer trip for  The Rose International Fund for Children.

   

Along the Runway

Women carry baskets along the Lukla runway at dusk. Photo taken while on a volunteer trip for  The Rose International Fund for Children.

    

Boudhanath

A woman at Boudhanath Temple in Kathmandu, Nepal. Photo taken while on a volunteer trip for  The Rose International Fund for Children.

     

Flag Wrangler

Give this guy some flags and some money, and he'll tie them as high up as you want them. The higher they are, the better. Photo taken while on a volunteer trip for  The Rose International Fund for Children.

     

Woman at Yanglesho

A woman peers over a rail at Yanglesho, a temple built around a cave in the town of Pharping in which Buddhist master Guru Padma Smbhava meditated in the 12th - 13th centuries. The cave is believed to still hold great amounts of energy. Photo taken while on a volunteer trip for  The Rose International Fund for Children.

     

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