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Guru Guesthouse, Anjuna - monsoon!! 10/08/2012
Tommy playing the local game. 10/08/2012
Beating the coastline. 10/08/2012
Our photo request. 10/08/2012
A religious festival, Calangute. It comes once a year. 10/08/2012
The Citrus Hotel, Calangute. 10/08/2012
The AC cabin. 10/08/2012
The Gate of India. 10/08/2012
The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai. 10/08/2012
The Slums. 10/08/2012
On the river. 10/08/2012
The Taj Mahal lobby. 10/08/2012
The train station, Mumbai. 10/08/2012
Mumbai and Goa. 10/08/2012
Monkey Temple. 06/08/2012
Feeding time. 06/08/2012
The Elephant Village. 06/08/2012
Bathing. 06/08/2012
Time for a scrub. 06/08/2012
The sulky male.. 06/08/2012
Ali G our Tuk Tuk man. 06/08/2012
Monsoon rolling in. 06/08/2012
The Water Palace. 06/08/2012
The elephant house. 06/08/2012
Feeding time. 06/08/2012
So gentle! 06/08/2012
Tommy climbing aboard. 06/08/2012
Success! 06/08/2012
The descent. 06/08/2012
Inside the Pink City. 06/08/2012
The Pink City. 06/08/2012
The Amber Fort. 06/08/2012
Stairway to the Amber Fort. 06/08/2012
The Taj Mahal. 06/08/2012
Taj Mahal again. 06/08/2012
The end of Nepal and beginning of India. 06/08/2012
Brannigan's Bar. 27/07/2012
Bliss! 27/07/2012
From our room. 27/07/2012
Breakfast overlooking the lake. 27/07/2012
Half way up! 27/07/2012
Our room. 27/07/2012
The castle. 27/07/2012
Our terrace. 27/07/2012
Stuffed Brannigan the 1st 27/07/2012
The pool. 27/07/2012
The climb to the castle. 27/07/2012
The Castle Resort, Pokhara Lakeside. 27/07/2012
The pig gate we fixed. 26/07/2012
The toilet... 26/07/2012
The sink. 26/07/2012
Our steps! 26/07/2012
The classroom. 26/07/2012
Inside the hut. 26/07/2012
Inside the house. 26/07/2012
Tommy's outfit for the week - vest and pants! 26/07/2012
The pigs got everywhere! 26/07/2012
The rice fields. 26/07/2012
Only one row of ploughing for me! 26/07/2012
Tommy ploughing the fields. 26/07/2012
Improving the edges. 26/07/2012
We all chipped in! 26/07/2012
Cooking with Grandma. 26/07/2012
The kitchen. 26/07/2012
Pig on banana leaves. 26/07/2012
The grandma who visited daily. 26/07/2012
A lovely little girl. 26/07/2012
Dividing the meat for a picnic and the locals. 26/07/2012
Sheri - he lived at the school house. 26/07/2012
Maya Universe Academy 26/07/2012
One classroom. 26/07/2012
Sharing the head - Tommy had first plate. 26/07/2012
The sunset in Domouli. 26/07/2012
The bully pig. 26/07/2012
Known as a privilege in the village. 26/07/2012
Local Kathmandu. 26/07/2012
Meeting the man. 26/07/2012
The wheels off the bus! 26/07/2012
Never seen this before.. 26/07/2012
Maya Universe Academy. 26/07/2012
Back in Kathmandu. 26/07/2012
The beginning of the white out. 26/07/2012
Chances decreasing... 26/07/2012
Success! 26/07/2012
Iodine to clean.. 26/07/2012
The infected foot. 26/07/2012
The first attempt. 26/07/2012
The chopper arrived! 26/07/2012
Getting ready for the sleepover. 26/07/2012
Tanka helping with dinner. 26/07/2012
The living room. 26/07/2012
The helipad... 26/07/2012
Our hostess. 26/07/2012
Helping with dinner. 26/07/2012
Waiting for dal baht. 26/07/2012
Being shown how to chop quickly. 26/07/2012
The dancing begins. 26/07/2012
Dal Baht. 26/07/2012
How many legs has this chicken got? 26/07/2012
The slippery slope. 26/07/2012
The potato barn aka our bed for the night. 26/07/2012
Chris and Alex - Super doctors! 26/07/2012
The were mountains behind the clouds. 26/07/2012
Off for dinner. 26/07/2012
We need saving! 26/07/2012
The bandage and the clouds. 26/07/2012
A cloudy walk. 26/07/2012
Limited chance of the helicopter. 26/07/2012
The Helipad. 26/07/2012
The runway is covered... 26/07/2012
Rice wine with Matt and Emily. 26/07/2012
Our trekking crew. 26/07/2012
The hand made chess board. 26/07/2012
Rice wine from an oil canester. 26/07/2012
Lukla starting to look promising. 26/07/2012
The clouds are coming in. 26/07/2012
Stuck in Lukla... 26/07/2012
Our dedication. 26/07/2012
Chris marking our engagement on the wall in the Irish. 26/07/2012
Chris and Tommy cwtching. 26/07/2012
Celebration time. 26/07/2012
Inserting the slate. 26/07/2012
Everest was between the gap in the mountains!! 26/07/2012
On the way to the viewpoint. 26/07/2012
A heavy slate. 26/07/2012
Testing the weight. 26/07/2012
Our stone carving. 26/07/2012
Proud man again. 26/07/2012
Our memory! 26/07/2012
Creating the cement. 26/07/2012
Tommy getting nervous! 26/07/2012
The proposal. 26/07/2012
The ring. 26/07/2012
It fits!!! 26/07/2012
An audience developing. 26/07/2012
Half way there. 26/07/2012
My turn! 26/07/2012
The Big Day. 26/07/2012
Where we came from. 26/07/2012
The clouds drawing in. 26/07/2012
The walk was getting easier. 26/07/2012
A local lady. 26/07/2012
Chief of the British Army. 26/07/2012
Kala Pattar. 26/07/2012
To Namche (3450m) 26/07/2012
Leaving Everest behind. 26/07/2012
The walk to Pheriche. 26/07/2012
Down to Pheriche (4240m) 26/07/2012
The sun. 26/07/2012
So proud but cold! 26/07/2012
Proud Irish Man! 26/07/2012
Everest (8848m) (The middle peak.) 26/07/2012
Down to Gorak Shep. 26/07/2012
The arduous climb to the view point. 26/07/2012
Sunrise from Kala Pattar. 26/07/2012
Lhotse (8501m) 26/07/2012
Half way up. 26/07/2012
Kala Pattar (5545m) 26/07/2012
A fresh avalanche behind us. 26/07/2012
Gorak Shep (5140m) 26/07/2012
Seven Highest Peaks. 26/07/2012
The flags at E.B.C. 26/07/2012
Naked men at E.B.C 26/07/2012
Celebratory tea back at Gorak Shep. 26/07/2012
We had conquered it! 26/07/2012
E.B.C 2 26/07/2012
E.B.C 26/07/2012
Desolate landscape. 26/07/2012
A glacial lake 26/07/2012
Clambering down. 26/07/2012
Tobuche Peak. 26/07/2012
Nuptse (7851m) 26/07/2012
Glacial view from Gorak Shep. 26/07/2012
Nearly at E.B.C 26/07/2012
The morning view. 26/07/2012
To Gorak Shep (5140m) 26/07/2012
Ama Dablam. 26/07/2012
The line of tombstones piled on the hill. 26/07/2012
We had managed to reach the top! 26/07/2012
The green is vanishing. 26/07/2012
Yak Territory! 26/07/2012
Painful head and garlic soup. 26/07/2012
To Lobuche (4910m) 26/07/2012
The Tibetan Stones. 26/07/2012
We reached the top of one mountain. 26/07/2012
A quick rest! 26/07/2012
The Glacial valley. 26/07/2012
Another mountain conquered! 26/07/2012
The reviving glacial basin. 26/07/2012
The Rocks! 26/07/2012
Finally we can see our tea house - Yak Lodge. 26/07/2012
A mass of grey. 26/07/2012
The guides resting by the fire. 26/07/2012
The old forests. 26/07/2012
More climbing. 26/07/2012
The tea house at Dughla. 26/07/2012
Our rooms at Dughla. 26/07/2012
To Dughla 26/07/2012
Locals children washing their lunch. After throwing cabbage 26/07/2012
Climbing and climbing! 26/07/2012
Tengboche in the clouds. 26/07/2012
Tengboche Monastery. 26/07/2012
The monk after his chanting. 26/07/2012
Climbing to Tengboche. 26/07/2012
The monks. 26/07/2012
Sharing cultures with the monks. 26/07/2012
To Tengboche. 25/07/2012
The Summer Festival. 25/07/2012
The High Monk. 25/07/2012
Tea with the locals. 25/07/2012
Namche Bazaar. 25/07/2012
The men having to carry the weight. 25/07/2012
Arrival at Namche Bazar. 25/07/2012
Tommy trying to lift 145kg. 25/07/2012
A local girl. 25/07/2012
The bridges across the valley. 25/07/2012
Winding in the forests! 25/07/2012
The waterfall. 25/07/2012
To Namche Bazar. 25/07/2012
Momo making. 25/07/2012
Local children going to school. 25/07/2012
Tibet Guest House - Phakding 25/07/2012
To Phakding 25/07/2012
The plane to Lukla. 25/07/2012
Everest Base Camp 25/07/2012
The ladies working to improve Monkey Temple 29/06/2012
Monkeys pinching food from outside the temple. 29/06/2012
The Monks Chanting. 29/06/2012
Lukla Airport - so near but we had to turn back. 29/06/2012
The local bus service! 29/06/2012
The Nepalese Set. 29/06/2012
Nepal Continued... 29/06/2012
The Wedding Parade, Themal. Nepal. 29/06/2012
Our Introduction to Nepal! 29/06/2012
6. Tommy enjoying the locals. 29/06/2012
6. Tommy the Papp. 29/06/2012
7. Liam at work assisting Tommy 29/06/2012
8. And he's off 29/06/2012
9. A strange midday ring around the sun on Ko Tao beach. 29/06/2012
10. The bamboo tattoo - a very clever man! 29/06/2012
11. The finale.. 29/06/2012
13. The Tuk Tuk to Ko San Road 29/06/2012
12. The Reclining Budda 29/06/2012
14. Ko San Road 29/06/2012
1. Upgraded in the airport! 29/06/2012
2. Out for a night in Bangkok with the Harveys. 29/06/2012
3. Soi Cowboy 29/06/2012
4. The morning after the night boat. 29/06/2012
5. Liam and I out in Ko Tao 29/06/2012
Back to Bangkok and off to Nepal... 28/06/2012
Off to Koh Tao... 28/06/2012
The start of our journey... 28/06/2012