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May 16, 2012

Third Everest Base Camp Team Enjoying Luxury

Shayan Rohani here reporting from Namche Bazaar with the 2012 Everest Base Camp group #3. 

So far it has been a great trip and a great group.  We have 11 participants ranging from 13 to 70 years old, as well as a great mix of Canadian, American, and British trekkers.


October 9, 2010

The other side of Nepal

For visitors to Nepal, the city of Kathmandu is a sideshow complete with Hindu holy men walking the streets, monkeys grabbing at your pack at Buddhist temples, freak street lore from the days of the hippies, funeral ghats, a soap opera story of a fallen kingdom, and so much more – all captivating beyond description. [+] READ MORE

October 8, 2010

Lions en route to Nepal

Posted by Mark Gunlogson/ President 

Some 30+ hours of travel from Seattle I arrive in Kathmandu, tired, but happy to be on my way back to the Himalaya after a fifteen year absence. From my first trip some twenty years ago I expect to see many changes, from a Nepal without a king, the emergence of a Maoist movement, an upsurge of tourists to this mystical place, and Kathmnadu bursting at the seams.


April 20, 2010

Everest Base Camp Trek: The Beginning

We're happy to have heard from Deana Zabaldo, who is leading our second Everest Base Camp Trek of the season. Deana is joined by Pemba Gyalje Sherpa, who will be taking four members of our team up to Camp 2 on Mount Everest for our Khumbu Icefall Extension. We welcome you to follow Deana, who will be leading our fall Bhutan trip as well, and enjoy her reports from high in the Himalayas!