Archive Apr. 2008

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4/10/2008

Tengboche April 11, 2008 I think I have fought off the virus and I am now dealing with the after-effects–some congestion, a cough, fatigue and loss of appetite. But, every day I feel better. This must be the year of the bug in the Khumbu region. My personal sherpa and a porter are sick, so […]

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4/9/2008

Kathmandu April 7 Hi it’s Lori and Amy! There is so much to say, we don’t know where to begin. We arrived in Kathmandu and went straight to our hotel, The Yak and Yeti. It was very nice. The grounds were nicely manicured and our room had a pretty garden view. Dad walked us into […]

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4/9/2008

April 9, 2008 Namche Bazaar Wow, these past two days have been memorable. We trekked from Phakding (8,000 feet) to Namche Bazaar (11,000 feet) on April 7, a huge push involving an elevation gain of 3,000 feet. Lori and Amy did absolutely GREAT. They were right behind me the whole way. It took us about […]

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4/8/2008

April 8, 2008 Costa Mesa, CA We waited all day yesterday for word that Amy and Lori had made the hard trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar. Amy wrote this morning and didn’t mention the trek, but they are in Namche and Bill is quite sick. He has a sore throat, aches, bad congestion, no […]