Archive for the ‘trekking’ Category

Fifty Years of Trekking in Nepal

in trekking

Cover story documenting history and details of the history of trekking in the country. Includes awesome vintage photos taken by some of Nepal’s tourism pioneers. To read it go here.

Headlines from the Kathmandu Dailies on October 16th, 2014

in Annapurna, Nepal, trekking

 

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It is really hard to believe something like this has happened again this year: first with climbers on Everest in the spring and now trekkers in the Annapurna. I think this is the worst year, ever, at least since I’ve been living here in Nepal. My thoughts are with those who have lost loved ones in this terrible disaster.

Ghosts on Everest

in children, climbers, Mount Everest, Nepal, Sagarmatha, trekking

As I walked along the edge of the hill lonely and desolate, I saw a line of rock formations, man-made. Then more. Then metal plaques attached to huge rocks. I bent over and began to read. Lives I had never heard of. Some had died here, mountaineering or even just trekking. Others had once climbed here and died elsewhere, but this spot had been chosen to commemorate them.

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