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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.

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Date Taken: 12.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Himalayas, Nepal
Copyright: © Brittany Amodeo