Archive May. 2009


Bill the Spoiler

Kathmandu May 31, 2009 It’s great to be back at the Yak & Yeti Hotel in Kathmandu!  Last night, I slept so good in the comfy hotel bed.  Sure beats a snow-bound tent.  The warm shower was also a God-send. Here’s a few unrelated tid-bits I picked up upon my return to Kathmandu. The ride […]


Race Day

Namche Bazaar May 29, 2009 Namaste: Today is the day of the Tenzing/Hillary Mt. Everest Marathon Run.  The race starts at Everest Base Camp and ends in Namche Bazaar.  The worlds most elite runners participate in this grueling run. Here’s the shocking story, which will come as a surprise even to my family.  Before I […]


Homeward Bound

Namche Bazaar May 28, 2009 Namaste: I’m finally back in the land of the living! Yesterday, I left Base Camp and started the 35-mile journey to Lukla.  The trip from Base Camp to Lobuche involved a lot of snow and a trail that was difficult to negotiate because of the snow, ice, slush and mud.  The trek from […]


Leaving Base Camp

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