May 7 – The Namche Bazaar Saturday Market

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t is Saturday morning, it is market day in Namche, we are trying to get out of Namche but there is always a little more to hold our interest, the Internet in particular, several members of the group are online again trying to send out some last messages before we go out to Thame, 

The arrival of the Tibetans for the famous Saturday Namche market

A few minutes ago Wes and Dan had a fellow come up to them, a sherpa, and said "you must be from Canada." It turned out to be Danru who was on Everest with me in 1998...

[lost satellite transmission

Mark doing some last minute shopping in Namche]

Ang Nima getting our yaks ready to transport our gear

Making sure the packs are well tied to the Yaks

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