Archive Apr. 2012

23
Apr

The Puja

Namaste Family & Friends: Yesterday, we had our Puja at Base Camp.  Some Puja photos are attached to this message. The Puja is a Buddhist prayer ceremony considered very sacred by the Sherpas. In fact, the climbing Sherpas will not sleep on the mountain until the Puja has been completed. At the Puja, a Buddhist […]

22
Apr

Sad News, Blessing Tomorrow, and Weather Update Audio

Follow Bill’s progress in 3D. View the tracking map to see the journey so far and instructions on how to see Bill’s track.

19
Apr

First Death on Everest

Yesterday,was a very sad day at EBC.  In the early afternoon, a Sherpa died in Base Camp before the climbing even began.  We don’t have details on the cause of death, but we know that he had been sick for several days.  Please include his family in your thoughts and prayers.  May God rest his […]

17
Apr

Everest Base Camp Photos

Trekking to Base Camp from Lobuche We just arrived!