Senior Editor Grayson Schaffer, who reported on the Everest climbing season last spring, is in Sagarmāthā National Park pursuing a story on the Khumbu's Sherpas. He sent us these photos from his travels.
Ama Dablam, 18,251 feet, poking out through the clouds. The mountain, "mother's necklace" in English, is the third most highly trafficked Himalayan peak by permitted expeditions.
This angry dog peed into Schaffer's Peli Case in Kathmandu while he was shooting a husband and wife.
Here's what a $10 breakfast in the Khumbu will get you: oatmeal, toast, an egg, and instant coffee.
Thank goodness for that translation.