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Travel | Island Peak Trek to Nepal – Taking My Breath Away

By Helene Blanchette 29 October, 2012   At first, saying yes to a trek in Nepal initiates thoughts of Mount Everest in your mind and you hear yourself say: OK guys I will join the Island Peak trek with you, but only if I can do the shorter version and stop at Everest Peak View Hotel, the highest hotel in the world, the one that promises a breathtaking view of Ama Dablam – Lhotse and of course the legendary Everest. In your mind you see yourself walking with spectacular views and blue skies with a big smile attached to your face.    Flying to Lukla  In reality this fantastic journey starts with chaos at the Kathmandu domestic airport. A place that repeats 40 to 50 times a day the same routine of transporting groups of people to their dream journey, …