In the shadow of Everest November 18th 2006 We started out this morning travelling along frosty bitten paths, in the shadow of Everest.
Everest shows itself intermittently as we travel towards our goal of Base Camp. The trail is quieter now and sherpas and yaks are fewer.
Last night Rolfe (group leader and accomplished mountaineer) told us the heart rendering story of a sherpa which encapsulates their spirt. One Sherpa who got to th ... read more
Asia » Nepal » Tengboche 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
Hi , this blog is all about my trek to Everest Base Camp in aid of an amazing international charity called WaterAid (UK Registered Charity number 288701).
Seems like everyone is doing something for charity these days so what makes me different? If you have five minutes check out
My fundraising site and my challenge site for the bigger picture.
A big thank you to everyone that has made this possible and a big thank you to my main sponsors Bournemouth and West Hampshire Water.
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