Archive Nov. 2015

30
Nov

Gokyo to Burke-Khang

Costa Mesa, California November 30, 2015 Dear Family & Friends: As promised, this is my post-trip report concerning the Burke-Khang expedition. The report begins with our move from the village of Gokyo to Burke-Khang Base Camp and concludes with our helicopter flight from Advance Base Camp to Lukla. The report is lengthy, so grab a […]

21
Nov

Hanging Out in Pokhara

November 20, 2015 Pokhara, Nepal Dear Family & Friends: After repeated attempts to change my flights home, I gave up and resigned myself to stay in Nepal until my original departure date on November 23. But, I opted for a change of scenery and moved to Pokhara, about a 25-minute flight from Kathmandu. Pokhara is a small resort-type […]

13
Nov

Safely Back in Kathmandu

November 13, 2015 Kathmandu, Nepal Dear Family & Friends: We are all safely back at the Yak & Yeti celebrating another fantastic and magical experience in the Himalaya. This report will be brief because all 10 of my fingers are frost-nipped. They will heal quickly, but, for now, it is hard to type because the […]

13
Nov

They Are All Safely Down

November 12, 2015 We finally heard from Bill late last night! He called his wife Sharon from Lukla and briefly reported that all is well and the trip was great. They were so exhausted after descending to Base Camp that they took a helicopter back to Lukla instead of the very long trek back down. […]