Just for a change of pace, we decided to rise with the sun in Namche and climb to a local hillside to say our goodbyes to Everest as it is one of the last viewpoints before we descend to Lukla. After a quick breaky we hit the trail (downhill now… Yeah!) On our way down to Lulka we took our time and took notice of things we had missed on the way up in our excitement to be starting our trek.
Once in Lukla, it was party time for our last night in the Himalaya. We indulged in several Everest beers before, during and after dinner. We also further spread the word of Farkle (Dice) by teaching , the client relations manager for our tour company, who had a streak of beginner's luck and ended up winning.
After the beers, Dal Bhat (Nepalese dinner) and many laughs we retired to our room – that had its own toilet for the first time on the trek (bonus!) – for our last sleep in the Himalaya… : (