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Photo by Kendall Marianacci, Nepal Semester.

Mountains: beauty and power

The most memorable part of the trek so far has been the day hike from Na when we made it to 5000 meters. Each step up the mountain the air got thinner, but we were motivated by the fact that each step brought us closer to the view of a lifetime of the Himalayas. The Nepalese people consider the mountains to be deities. They treat them with respect and admiration. At 5000 meters I made a 360 degrees turn staring into the infinitely colossal snow covered peaks. That is why I when I understand how much power the mountains hold.