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The Expedition – Day 3

Apr 11, 2009 Day 3 City – Khumjung Elevation – 3,800m (12,500ft) Trekking Time – 4 hours Waking up early again, we had breakfast in the lodge before strolling through the town. In Namche there is a market every Saturday where goods are brought up from Kathmandu, Jiri, or Lukla and everyone from the surrounding […]

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The Expedition – Day 2

Apr 10, 2009 Day 2 City – Namche Bazaar Elevation – 3,440m (11,350ft) Trekking Time – 6.5 hours After an early evening the night before, we are awaken by the sun beaming through the window at 6:00am. We have breakfast and then get ourselves ready for our climb. Sensing that the weight of her bag […]

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The Expedition – Day 1

Apr 9, 2009 Day 1 City – Phakding Elevation – 2,800m (9,200ft) Trekking Time – 4.5 hours At 4:30am, my alarm goes off on my mobile. It’s “Rise” by Eddie Vedder. Some might wonder why I would use a song that I like to wake me up from my peaceful sleep, but come on, it’s […]

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The Expedition – Day 0

Apr 8, 2009 Day 0 City – Kathmandu Elevation – 1,400m (4,600ft) Trekking Time – 0 When my friend Zita informed me that she was visiting Nepal and asked if I wanted to come with her, I replied “Sure, let’s go to Mount Everest!” She had no idea what I was talking about and I […]

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Kathmandu

Apr 8, 2009 First thing required when entering Nepal is a tourist visa.  Going through customs at the Kathmandu airport, I applied for the visa in person and received it 30 seconds later for a cost $40 US, which allows me multiple entries into the country for 30 days. Exiting the airport, I was immediately […]

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No meat or beer for a month!

Apr 7, 2009 Upon arriving in Nepal, I have decided to give up 2 of my loves for the duration of my time here, eating meat and drinking beer.  I figured that there is some long trekking through the mountains ahead for me so my diet should be as simple as possible.  I have even […]

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My Hawaii 2009 Video

Mar 19, 2009 This is my video compilation for our 6 week Hawaii trip in Jan and Feb earlier this year. Enjoy.

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Leaving Paradise

Feb 16, 2009 Time flies when you’re enjoying life. You also forget to update websites and blogs, so I will just summarize my last few weeks in Hawaii. After 2 weeks of lounging around the beautiful island of Kauai’i, we flew into Oahu to celebrate Andrew’s birthday in Honolulu. Waking up half drunk the next […]

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Becoming Hawaiian!

Jan 18, 2009 So we’ve been (living) in Hawaii for 2 weeks now, with probably another month or so to go, and it’s been pretty sweet. Stefan and I have been doing some work on the weekdays in our condo overlooking some massive waves. The scenery is unreal. We’ve been hitting up the local spots, […]

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Hawaii – The way to start off a year!!

Jan 12, 2009 So we’re a week and a half into 2009 and I’ve been in Hawaii for just over a week now, and as much as I love the snow and love how some people just can’t handle it, I got out of Vancouver at the right time. In fact, the snow fall was […]

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