Picture: Optimism amongst the snow.
The last few days have been spent mooching around base camp recovering from our wee soiree up the hill and watching the weather.
We have had 3 days of unbroken sunshine, a day of snow, and now, clear mornings with cloudy afternoons. Always when we catch a glimpse up towards Annapurna 3, enormous plumes of spindrift dance around reminding us that it is better to be down here than up there.
We wait. We wait until the winds drop (will they ever?) then we will pack our bags and see where we get to...