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6am on the crunch day  

The hardest day of my life... 6am on the crunch day

6am and we're off.
The hardest day of my life...

November 21st 2006
I woke up a few times last night. It was the first time in my life I had felt claustrophobic. Our rooms were small and dark with 9"x9" skylights. Felt scared by this window and wondered what my Grandad felt in his Japanese Prisoner War Camp, managed some sleep. The morning was very cold put on my balaclava and goretex coat. When we arrived at Gorak Shep I already felt dizzy and sick. We w ... 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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