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14th day of the Brazilian Expedition to the Top of the World.
Lobuche (4,930m)
Acclimatization in Lobuche.

The weather is very bad.  It was snowing and raining at dawn and all day long.   We stayed here by Lobuche, acclimatizing, while our 46 yaks had gone to Base Camp.

We took some strolls around, visiting the Pyramid of the Italians, also known as EV - K2 - CNR RONAST, a scientific lab that research about the effect of high altitudes on the human being.  It bears the name of Professor Ardito Desio, chief of the Italian expedition that conquered K2 in 1954.  

Unfortunately the Pyramid was closed.  We will try to visit its interior on our return.

Namaste!

Waldemar Niclevicz Trango Tower

BRAZILIAN EVEREST LHOTSE EXPEDITION is sponsored by O BOTICΑRIO, VOLKSWAGEN and PETROBRΑS

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