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Chomolungma: Our Journey By Sue Zindle
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"Chomolungma: Our Journey" is my personal travel narrative about my trek to Mt. Everest Base Camp in the fall of 2012. Written based on my trip journal, it details the trials my Mom and I... More > encountered along the way. Included are many of the beautiful pictures I took on the trail. A must read for anyone interested in making such a trek!< Less
Why Everest - A Short History of the Pioneers By Gerry Roach
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Gerry Roach answers the question Why Everest by tracing the mountaineering history of the Earth’s highest peak through the pioneering period, which he brings forward to 1983. Everest is a... More > pyramid with three major faces separated by three major ridges, and the last of these, the elusive East Face, was finally climbed in 1983. This pioneering period also saw other notable mountaineering landmarks such as the first ascent without supplemental oxygen, the first winter ascent, and the first solo ascent. Gerry has included every expedition that set foot on Everest through 1983. Gerry has tried to be an impartial reporter of facts, but his opinions do creep in. As for the question itself, Why Everest, some may find the answer in these pages and some may not. Some will be saddened by all the deaths, set the history aside, and dismiss Everest as an avoidable beast. Some may be moved by the opportunity for finding joy on this rock, and head up there at speed.< Less
Himalaya By Philip Cope
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50 fine art photographs capturing a stunning journey through the Himalayas, including Sagarmatha National Park, Bhutan and the Langtang Valley. Philip Cope is an experienced and well respected... More > landscape and travel photographer. 50% of the profits from this book go to a charity providing solar cookers in Sagarmartha National Park,Nepal helping to fight deforestation that blights the people and the landscape. Visit Phil Copes website at http://www.philcope.org.uk/< Less
Katmandu, Katmandu By Satis Shroff
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Satis Shroff’s anthology is about a poet caught between upheavals in two countries, Nepal and Germany, where maoists and skin-heads are trying to undermine democratic values, religious and... More > cultural life. Satis Shroff writes political poetry, in German and English, about the war in Nepal (My Nepal, Quo vadis?), the sad fate of the Nepalese people (My Nightmare, Only Sagarmatha Knows), the emergence of neo-fascism in Germany (Mental Molotovs, The Last Tram to Littenweiler) and love (The Broken Poet, Without Words, About You), women’s woes (Nirmala, Bombay Brothel). His bicultural perspective makes his poems rich, full of awe and at the same time heartbreakingly sad. In writing ‘home,’ he not only returns to his country of origin time and again, he also carries the fate of his people to readers in the West, and his task of writing is a very important one in political and social terms. His true gift is to invent Nepalese metaphors and make them accessible to the West through his poetry.< Less
Katmandu, Katmandu By Satis Shroff
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Satis Shroff’s anthology is about a poet caught between upheavals in two countries, Nepal and Germany, where maoists and skin-heads are trying to undermine democratic values, religious and... More > cultural life. Satis Shroff writes political poetry, in German and English, about the war in Nepal (My Nepal, Quo vadis?), the sad fate of the Nepalese people (My Nightmare, Only Sagarmatha Knows), the emergence of neo-fascism in Germany (Mental Molotovs, The Last Tram to Littenweiler) and love (The Broken Poet, Without Words, About You), women’s woes (Nirmala, Bombay Brothel). His bicultural perspective makes his poems rich, full of awe and at the same time heartbreakingly sad. In writing ‘home,’ he not only returns to his country of origin time and again, he also carries the fate of his people to readers in the West, and his task of writing is a very important one in political and social terms. His true gift is to invent Nepalese metaphors and make them accessible to the West through his poetry.< Less

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