Archive Apr. 2009


Everest Base Camp

April 20, 2009 Namaste: Today was our last Puja.  A Lama came up and blessed our trip up the mountain and all of our gear.  Of course, this includes the Sherpas who will travel with us on our climb of Mt. Everest.  The Sherpas place huge importance on the Base Camp Puja and will not […]


Audio Report 4/19/2009

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Bound for Base Camp

Gorak Shep April 18, 2009 Namaste: Bud and I spent one more day in Lobuche because Bud had a recurrence of the illness that plagued him in Namche Bazaar. The rest of the team moved up to Base Camp yesterday.  Bud feels much better today, so we are on our way to Base Camp.  We stopped […]


At Lobuche

Lobuche April 16, 2009 Namaste: As we left Pheriche yesterday morning, bound for Lobuche, I was filled with sadness, as I wanted so much for my daughters to experience this final part of the trek to Everest Base Camp. They missed this last year because of my illness. But, there is always next year. The […]