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How Does One Save an Ancient Veggie Bridge?


Dear Nosy Hal:

Help!  My backwoods is about to be annexed by a bunch of greedy, gentrifying developers! They’re trying to sacrifice my historic beanstalk, by nationalizing it and then  174 more words

It's Find Your Fit Friday on the Great Big Walk Day 49: To Dingboche (4360m)

Find Your Fit! is a provincial physical activity promotions/communications campaign designed to get individuals motivated and moving towards healthy, active living.  The Find Your Fit! 403 more words

Everest 3.0

At least 12 Nepali guides killed in Everest avalanche | Reuters

An avalanche swept down a slope of Mount Everest on Friday killing 12 Nepali mountaineering guides at the beginning of the main climbing season, a Tourism Ministry official said.The avalanche, the deadliest in eight years, hit the most popular route to the mountain’s peak. 200 more words


All our limbs together - caught up (day 17)

In this stairwell a man with a voice like a plastic zipper hunches over his things. He wears a way out. He wore a hospital bracelet. 307 more words

Great Big Walk Day 48: Cross Amphu Labsta (5845m) to Chukung (4730m)

Cross Amphu Labsta (5845m) to Chukung (4730m)
An alpine start for our pass crossing. The approach to the pass from the Honku is deceptive. Facing east and southward there is much more sun and little snow, just a collection of rocks that gradually lead up to the gap we travel through. 273 more words

Everest 3.0

Growing Up with Bamboo

Kai-lee, though now an adult, still has a huge fascination for bamboo.  The reason?  She grew up around it all her life.  It was truly a huge part of her childhood. 599 more words