Some early photographs from the year 2000. Taken on the trekking way to the Everest basecamp on an altitude of 5300m. These photographs are from the first edition of the Hasselblad XPan coffee-table book "Way to Everest-a photographic and poetic journey to the foot of Everest". Look for the online book under http://www.waytoeverest.de or the second edition under http://www.nepal-trilogy.de - Part Two: Everest

Hasselblad XPan Everest
1. The newly builded monastery Tengboche at an altitude of 3850m

 

 
Hasselblad XPan Everest
2. Moments on the way to Dughla - porters and a Mani wall

 

 

Hasselblad XPan Everest
3. View on Nuptse (7861m), Everest (8850m), Lhotse (8501m) and Ama Dablam (6856m)

 

 

 Hasselblad XPan Everest
4. On the top at the famous view point Kalar Pattar (5600m) with Pumori (7161m)

 

 

 Hasselblad XPan Everest
5. Huge Mani wall near the village Chhutawa

 

 

 Hasselblad XPan Everest
6. Chorten near Dingboche with prayer flags to spray out the good wishes

 

 

 Hasselblad XPan Everest
7. Trilogy 

 

 

 Hasselblad XPan Everest
8. One of the highest trekking signs at at 5200m altitude near Gorak Shep

 

 
 Hasselblad XPan Everest
9. The pyramidal shape of the upper part of the Everest (8850m) and Nuptse(7861m) in the front
 
   

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Best to all, Andreas Stimm