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Cold feet

It was time to warm our feet on the yak dung fueled stove
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

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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