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Mummified at Mount Everest

May 6th 2007
It all began with the overwhelming desire to go Yak spotting. Having been denied exposure to Yaks on our Annapurna trek, this time we were determined not to leave the Himalaya without laying our eyes on the hairy beasts. We reasoned that with yaks being creatures of high altitude temperment (they prefer to dwell above 3000m), what better place to guarantee a Yak sighting than Everest Base Camp at ... read more
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Chinese Flag For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. A... ... read more
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