14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Khumbu Valley opens in all its splendor for the trekker who stops at the Everest View Hotel perched above Namche Bazaar, Nepal. Everest [8848m] is the chimney stack in the middle. Ama Dablam [6812m] is to the right. Taboche [6495m] towers over Phortse, the village jutting out into the valley. Here there is a river bifurcation--the Dodh Koshi River left, and the Imja Khola River right,
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||Aug. 29, 2016, 3:04 p.m.