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Parting Ways  
   

Parting Ways

I met Paul and Leon (from Netherlands) on the bus to Jiri and we trekked together for most of the first 12 days sharing lodges, meals and even some St-Hubert spaghetti sauce from Quebec. Here they took the valley on the right to Everest Base Camp while I headed left toward Gokyo
News from Nepal - Namche to Gokyo

April 24th 2007
While the first half of my trek, Jiri to Namche, was all about the Nepali (mostly Sherpa) people that I met along the way, this second part deals mainly with Nepal’s rockier residents. From Namche Bazaar (3450 m / 11320 ft), I initially headed northeast towards Everest. This is when I saw the dramatic thumb-like Ama Dablam and caught my first glimpse of Everest (since its fleeting apparition ... read more
Asia » Nepal » Namche

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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