Archive Apr. 2009

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Apr

Audio Report 4/8/2009

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7
Apr

Political Developments in Nepal

Kathmandu, Nepal April 6, 2009 In previous posts, I have reported on the political situation in Tibet, which resulted in the closure of the North side of Mt. Everest in 2008 and the closure of the North side once again this year.  Politics has been in the news in Nepal as well. On April 11, 2008, while […]

6
Apr

My Meeting at the Ministry of Tourism

Kathmandu, Nepal April 6, 2009 I just returned from my meeting at the Ministry of Tourism, and I thought I should share the experience with you.  When Dawa Steven Shepa, the Managing Director of Asian Trekking, asked me to serve as the 2009 Eco Everest Expedition Leader, he told me I would need to attend a […]

6
Apr

Mingma Sherpa’s Baby and Puja Experience

Kathmandu, Nepal April 5, 2009 Mingma and Ang Doma’s baby was named today. His name is Tsering Pemba Sherpa.  Tsering means Long Life and Pemba means Saturday.  Sherpas are named after days of the week.  Mingma means Tuesday. Oh, in case you are wondering, the Lama chose the name which was his idea. Surprise, surprise. Set forth below are […]