Michael G. Ormerod • Home page • Science • Community interests • Leisure Nepal 2003 Children on a temple in Pathan, near Kathmandu. Communal washing area in Pathan On the trail. John is nearest the camera View from the door of the tea house in Namche Dzopko (cross between a cow and a yak)

In 2003, my son, John, and I returned to Kathmandu. This time we went on an organised trek to Goyko lakes.

 The trek started in Lukla with a two day walk to Namche Bazaar. From there we walked up the long valley to Goyko Lakes at 5000 metres above sea level. From the tea house, we spent a morning climbing to the top of Goyko Ri (5500 metres). A description of this trek can be found at www.geocities.com/lukla_kala_patar/.

Our return route to Namche and Lukla took in the Tibetan monastery at Thyangboche.


Pottery Market - Bhaktapur