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The forgotten locals behind Everest’s trekking industry

The forgotten locals behind Everest’s trekking industry

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The most beautiful people wear their hearts on their sleeves, and their soul in their smiles. Those People faces many challenges – poverty, unemployment, poor education, the threat of earthquakes, unsatisfactory healthcare – but, despite it all, they live from a place of peace, harmony, mutual respect and smiles.          For many, climbing Everest is high

Travelling to Nepal? You won’t get in if you haven’t brought this with you

Travelling to Nepal? You won’t get in if you haven’t brought this with you

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NEPAL has long lured the adventurous traveller with sights like Mount Everest in the breathtaking Himalayas – but there’s one thing standing in your way of getting there. All British tourists need a visa to enter the rugged South Asian country. Once obtained, the visa is valid for entry for three to six months from the

My Adventure: Hike to Mount Everest base camp 40-plus years in the making

My Adventure: Hike to Mount Everest base camp 40-plus years in the making

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My friend Joel Blalock and I have talked about hiking on Mount Everest for decades, but it wasn’t until this past September, when I was a 71-year-old cancer survivor, that we made it happen. Joel was from South Carolina, and we met when we were in boot camp at Fort Dix, New Jersey, in 1968.

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