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Nepal’s 2015 Earthquake and Goli Village

An earthquake seemed overdue in the Kathmandu region. That’s what my friend and colleague Dawa Chhiri Sherpa and I were discussing the morning of April 25th, 2015. We were planning out our week in Kathmandu before we were due to fly back to Lukla for the Everest base camp trek. I had just returned from Island Peak at

The Wongchu Sherpa Trust Girls Hostel Project #BOAW2017

The beauty of a woman starts in childhood, and flourishes with education and opportunity. I’m honored to write this post for The Beauty of a Woman BlogFest VI. To read others’ contributions celebrating real beauty and perhaps win a handmade prize visit this link today through March 11th. **** In Nepal, girls are in the back of the

The 1-Year Anniversary of Wongchu Sherpa’s Passing

In Sherpa culture one year after the passing of a loved one a Gongjo puja is organized. In memory of my late father Wongchu Sherpa we will have a ceremony every December 30th for the next three years. We have started a national level volleyball competition to be held at this time as well. For the first year

Stay tuned for updates on the Musa Masala book, proceeds of which will benefit the building of The Wongchu Sherpa Memorial Hospital in Chyangba Village, Nepal.