We all have these travel fantasies, you know the ones…if I had all the time/money/inclination in the world I would love to (fill in the blank with your list). One of the items on my never-gonna-happen-but-it-would-be-so-cool is a trek to the base camp at Mt. Everest. It would be the closest that I could ever get, and even just to make that trek would be an amazing achievement! Over the years I’ve read about Everest expeditions and high altitude climbing, watched documentaries and even attended lectures at the Museum of Science. So fun to dream isn’t it?
I even have one picked out, from National Geographic naturally…
Imagine how stunningly beautiful it must be up there!!
Except now it looks like this:
17 people died at base camp, climbers were stranded at camp 1 and camp 2 and were airlifted by helicopter. And of course, base camp is by far not the worst of it. Thousands and thousands more have died all over the country, villages are unreachable, aftershocks continue to roll across the mountains. The whole thing breaks my heart, such a beautiful country devastated.
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What are your secret travel dreams??