Made it to Lukla

In one piece!

The flight was uneventful and with beautiful views of the mountains. The landing at Lukla is a bit scary – unless you’re at the front of the plane you can’t see what the pilots are flying at.. Ecept you see the slope rapidly rising towards you with houses and brick walls flying by closer and closer.. And just when you think you’re going to hit the mountain, the runway appears and you hit the ground with a heavy landing immediately – touchdown maybe 5-10m from the end, and stoppes about 50m short of the wall at the end of the 480m runway.

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One comment on “Made it to Lukla

  1. This is so beautiful!!!!! I love that you got blue sky on your first day there, esp since it helped with your landing safely!!!!! Stef, drink some hot tea to help stay warm.