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29
Jun

USS Midway

Costa Mesa, Ca. June 29, 2015 Dear Family & Friends: On June 27, Mingma went with a Sherpa family to visit Los Angeles and Hollywood. The highlight of the day was an 80-person brigade of naked bicyclists riding down Hollywood Blvd. Welcome to California Mingma! By way of stark contrast, yesterday I took Mingma to […]


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 […]


01
Jun

Eight Summits: The Bill Burke Story

Costa Mesa, Ca. June 2, 2015 Dear Family & Friends: My filmmaker, Allan Smith, advises me that “Eight Summits: The Bill Burke Story” is in full release around the world. It is currently available for purchase or rent on Amazon and for download and streaming on Vimeo. International distribution company, John McLean Media, will be […]