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Embracing the Funk

May 26th 2006
There is no warm-up when you leave Dughla. The very first part of the trek is a bastard of a climb. As we were leaving, we saw some Korean climbers coming down. Most of them had huge beards and were so badly sunburned, their faces looked like bacon. I guess they’d been up there for awhile. Unlike other areas at lower altitude, there are very few small villages and teahouses between the large ... read more
Asia » Nepal » Gorak Shep

Nepalese Flag 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
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