Feeling Nostalgic

28.10.2009 in Uncategorized

Two years ago today, after three days of trekking through the Nepali wilderness, Kim and I took a spectacular mountain view flight from Pokhara back to Kathmandu for our last day in Nepal. Looking back on that now, I remember of course the frustration we…

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Trek Across Asia: Video (part 1 preview)

29.01.2009 in Uncategorized

I have been pouring through dozens of videos and hours of audio recordings I made during our trek across Asia in 2007, and along with the thousands of photos we took I am working on compiling a video that covers the entire trip.  The whole…

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Helping Tibet Again – Progress In Action

15.05.2008 in Culture, People

To follow up Kim’s post about what we can all do to help out the situation in Tibet… we called and emailed our representatives and senators and now there is legislation drafted in the US Senate for action to be taken! I haven’t read the…

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Sowing Seeds With The Dalai Lama

14.04.2008 in Culture, People

It’s probably obvious from our posts about Tibet that Kim and I were both profoundly impacted by the landscape, people and culture we experienced on our journey through the Himalayas. What may not be as obvious is that we’ve long had a fascination with Tibet…

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How You Can Help Tibet

14.03.2008 in Culture

The Government of Tibet in Exile has posted this page on what we can do to help Tibet. There are articles on the importance of writing letters and why you should write to your congressional representative/senator/MP/etc. We have sent out the following messages to our…

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Shadows Over Shangri La

14.03.2008 in Culture

Violence has broken out in Lhasa, Tibet, as police forces there have come down hard on a peaceful protest to mark the anniversary of the failed uprising 49 years ago that led eventually to the exile of the Dalai Lama. First reports were coming in…

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Remembering Everest

11.01.2008 in Culture, Locale, People

I was a little surprised yesterday to receive an email requesting permission to use one of my photos for a “news” article! This request came via Flickr’s messaging system from another Flickr user claiming to represent a crowdsourced news organization that creates its stories from…

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Photo Update

21.12.2007 in Culture, Locale

Back home for over a month now, going out with friends, throwing holiday parties, taking the dog to the dog park, going back to work, and we still found time to work on documenting our trip. We were so glad to return home and put…

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Some Final Thoughts On Tibet

20.10.2007 in Culture, Locale

So we have just descended from the cold, arid altitude of the Tibetan plateau to the warm, humid lowlands of Nepal and I will follow up with a post about the whole border crossing from Zhang Mu into Nepal, but I wanted to just post…

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Last Stop In Tibet

19.10.2007 in Culture, Locale

We woke up today at the foot of Mt. Everest (Qomolangma in Tibetan, mother of all mountains) after an amazing couple of days. We are still in our Land Cruisers and the road up to Everest was pretty crazy, but the road down has been…

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