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BRAZILIAN EVEREST LHOTSE EXPEDITION is sponsored by

O BOTICΑRIO, VOLKSWAGEN and PETROBRΑS

54th day of the Brazilian Expedition to the Top of the World.
Base Camp (5,400m) - Camp 2 (6,500m). A dream about to come true.

We left Base Camp this morning, full of hope.  As we advanced to the Ice Fall and across the Valle of Silence, the hope grew bigger.

The blue sky, an infinite blue, one of a kind.  The strong sun, neutralizing cold, but with a soft, fresh and almost constant breeze.

Our hope to put Brazil's flag on the summit of Lhotse and Everest, is the beat of our hearts.

What a wonderful day we had today!  What a beauty to contemplate the mountains in this endless blue!

In the middle of so much contemplation, that deeply hidden anxiety and the worry that this weather doesn't last too long.

Our prayers are for this weather to last what we need, some 3 or 4 days, to make our dream come true.  God will decide!

Paulo Mαfia from Base Camp:

With the arrival of the tourism season in Nepal, groups of tourists that do altitude trekking daily arrive to Base Camp to spend the day and are curious with the everyday activities of the expeditions.  We are famous in the Khumbu Valley because of our hospitality.

Picture: Everest and Lhotse, seen from the Valley of Silence.

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