13th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
The way to Kala Patthar
A porter ahead marches on despite the heavy load on his back. In the Khumbu Valley; algae and moss cover the area the glacier once was. At 5,300 meters, I am short of breath-every small step is so difficult but so breathtaking.
© Brittany Amodeo.
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||Nov. 7, 2015, 4:50 p.m.