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28
Jun

Nepalese Beach Boy!

Costa Mesa, Ca. June 28, 2015 Dear Family & Friends: On June 26, we visited historic Laguna Beach on the California coast. Then, a quick trip to New York. We concluded the day with a stroll around Balboa Island and dinner at one of the Island restaurants. I insisted that Mingma look the “Beach Boy” […]

26
Jun

Welcome Reception

Costa Mesa, Ca. June 27, 2015 Dear Family & Friends: On the evening of June 25, we hosted a welcome reception at our home for Mingma. My family and a group of Everest friends from Orange County attended. It was very special and fun evening. I showed a Burke-Khang/Everest slideshow and Mingma narrated a slideshow […]

24
Jun

Days 1 & 2-June 23 & 24

Costa Mesa, Ca. June 25, 2015 Dear Family & Friends: Here is a photo/video recap of days 1 & 2 in America. Bill Burke    

24
Jun

Mingma Visit

Costa Mesa, Ca. June 24, 2015 Dear Family & Friends: Yesterday, Mingma Sherpa came to visit us in California. Mingma was my Sherpa the first time I summited Mt. Everest from the South side in 2009. He was the Sirdar (the lead Sherpa in charge of all other Sherpas), when I summited Mt. Everest from […]