Better Than I Could Have Imagined August 12th 2008 Everest deserves a blog entry of it's own!
I've had this obsession with Mount Everest for as long as I can remember. There's just something about it that mesmerizes me. So naturally when we were this close I had no problem shelling out the money to travel to Everest Base Camp. We were going to be in Tibet for 10 days and scheduled 2 nights at Everest Base Camp in hopes of seeing the beast. From ... read more
Asia » China » Tibet » Everest 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
"It seems that the more places I see and experience, the bigger I realize the world to be. The more I become aware of, the more I realize how relatively little I know of it, how many places I have still to go, how much more there is to learn. Maybe that's enlightenment enough - to know that there is no final resting place of the mind, no moment of smug clarity. Perhaps wisdom, at least for me, means realizing how small I am, and unwise, and how far I have yet to go."
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