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Apr

4/9/2008

April 9, 2008 Namche Bazaar Wow, these past two days have been memorable. We trekked from Phakding (8,000 feet) to Namche Bazaar (11,000 feet) on April 7, a huge push involving an elevation gain of 3,000 feet. Lori and Amy did absolutely GREAT. They were right behind me the whole way. It took us about […]

8
Apr

4/8/2008

April 8, 2008 Costa Mesa, CA We waited all day yesterday for word that Amy and Lori had made the hard trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar. Amy wrote this morning and didn’t mention the trek, but they are in Namche and Bill is quite sick. He has a sore throat, aches, bad congestion, no […]

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Apr

4/5/2008

April 5, 2008 Kathmandu, Nepal Namaste from Kathmandu. There has been much talk and worry about the economy in Kathmandu because of the recent political turmoil in the region. All that was erased when our plane touched down at the Kathmandu Airport. The emergence of Lori and Amy on the scene was a shot in […]

4
Apr

4/4/2008

Kathmandu April 4, 2008 Hi it’s Amy and Lori! We had a great flight from LA to Bangkok. We were completely lounged, full body reclined in our seats for 17 hours. After a 12 hour sleep, better than at home, we woke up and asked for a second cup of coffee. We were surprised to […]