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A female porter carries wood-burning material to the Khumjung village of Nepal.
Pashupati feeds her children after preparing a meal in her tea shop for porters passing through Namche Bazar.
A porter prepares to transport building supplies to local lodges in Dingboche.
Porters wait outside of Lukla Airport in hopes of hire by arriving expedition teams.
Bamboo baskets filled with supplies outside of a local tea shop for porters.
The Tengboche porter house prepared for the arrival of guests. Porters line the mats closely together to stay warm in a non-heated warehouse.
Two best friends rest for the evening in a local porter house in Tengboche.
Porters leaving Tengboche to return to Namche Bazar for more materials.
A tea shop in Tengboche serving warm beverages to porters passing through the village.
A porter rests at the Namche Bazar porter house before trekking to Everest Base Camp.
Mattresses for porters to sleep nearby a construction supply and distribution center.
Two porters pass by a dead nak shortly after the nak collapsed from exhaustion due to carrying heavy materials uphill.
An older porter shows two younger porters how to efficiently tie material for transport.
A porter rests on his walking stick as he moves hosing materials to Dingboche.
A local tea shop serves tea to porters traveling along the trails near the village of Phakding.
Porters hang out a local pool hall in Namche Bazar.
Beds line the wall in a Namche Bazar porter house.
Two porters encourage a friend to continue trekking despite illness.
Live chickens packed for transportation to lodges in nearby villages.
A butcher shop in Namche Bazar prepares buffalo meat for porter transportation.