We Summitted!!! October 21st 2009 We Summitted!!!
Yesterday at 8am we reached the summit of Island Peak.
I must apologise for the lack of updates to the blog - there hasn't been any internet access since Namche over a week ago.
What a week it's been though. I'll write a proper blog entry when I get back to Kathmandu but we've climbed Gokyo Ri and Kala Pattar for magnificent views of Everest + many other mountains, we've ... read more
Asia » Nepal » Himalayas In 1951, the Nepalese monarch ended the century-old system of rule by hereditary premiers and instituted a cabinet system of government. Reforms in 1990 established a multiparty democracy within the framework of a constitutional monarchy. A Maoist in... ... read more