Trekking to Everest Base Camp – Exploring Namche Bazaar

DAY 5 – 29th APRIL 2013 We woke up at 5.45am for our acclimatization day. In high altitude mountaineering, humans are forced to “acclimatize” to avoid ill effects of high altitude on the body. This means that through acclimatization, we can avoid High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE) and High Altitude Cerebral Edema (HACE) which are conditions arising from sudden exposure… Read more →