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Avalanche That Struck Boulder Climber 'Like A Bulldozer Coming Into That Camp'

GOLDEN, Colo. (CBS4) – An American military plane carrying a disaster relief team and 45 tons of supplies is headed to Nepal. It’s part of the international response to Saturday’s devastating earthquake. 286 more words

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Aftershocks terrify survivors of Nepal quake that killed nearly 2,800

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Shell-shocked and sleeping in the streets, tens of thousands of Nepalese braced against terrifying aftershocks Sunday while digging for survivors in the devastation wrought a day earlier by a massive earthquake that ripped across this Himalayan nation. 1,479 more words

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The Old Himalayan-Tibet Highway

It was called The Hindustan-Tibet Road, built by British to connect India with Tibet via Shipki Pass. The existing highway has been stretched to to connect the remote areas of Himachal Pradesh including the Zaskar valley and Spiti Valley. 963 more words

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Catastrophe

(Regarding the Nepal earthquake)

the roof of the world
gave a rippling shudder
where India violently crawls
underneath the resisting
plateau of Tibet
full of tectonic tension… 112 more words

POETRY

Deeply personal

I have no wish to add to the commentary on the disaster in Nepal caused by a major earthquake yesterday, and followed by numerous aftershocks and at least two other significant quakes of well over 6 magnitude on the Richter Scale. 1,181 more words

To Hell and Back

Jessica: It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. Oh, who am I kidding, it was never the best of times. Our little jaunt into the Himalayas proved to be the most trying experience in my life. 7,093 more words

A Time of Reflection - Inspirational Words of Wisdom from Sir Arthur Conan Dolye

“My dear I am here waiting for you, we sent you a gift of flowers, for we were waiting to work with you. You have been busy leading your life and we understand this. 172 more words