HIMALAYA: KHUMBU: Porters near Lukla

Much is made of the need for trekkers and trekking agencies to look after and equip their porters properly, but few realise the true cost of that cold beer they sip at Gorak Shep. Porters carrying supplies into the Khumbu for lodges, tea houses and shops frequently carry loads in excess of 80kg.Nikon D300, 17-35mm
Porters near Lukla

Much is made of the need for trekkers and trekking agencies to look after and equip their porters properly, but few realise the true cost of that cold beer they sip at Gorak Shep. Porters carrying supplies into the Khumbu for lodges, tea houses and shops frequently carry loads in excess of 80kg. 

Nikon D300, 17-35mm