The following posts cover our Peru and Amazon adventure with friends Bill Riat, Jim Simon, Jim Macklin, Dave Jordan, and Dick Alkire, from May 14 to 27, 2016. Andean Explorer and Amazon Adventure 1 Blog Post 1 May 14 to 16, 2016 Saturday, May 14: Traveling to Peru today. Arrive in Cuzco tomorrow. I was […]
Blog Post 2 May 17 to 19, 2016 Exploring the Ancient Inca Ruins in Cusco State and practice hikes to prepare for the Inca Trail Tuesday, May 17: Day 3 Saqsaywaman Saqsaywaman is a citadel on the northern outskirts of Cusco,, the historic capital of the Inca Empire. Sections were first built by the Killke […]
Andean Explorer and Amazon Adventure 3 Videos in this blog Inca Trail Trek Climbing Montana Machu Picchu Return to Cusco and Corpus Christi Festival Parade Blog Post 3 May 20 to 22, 2016 Trekking The Inca Trail, climbing Montana Machu Picchu, and exploring Machu Picchu Friday, May 20: Day 6 The Inca Trail Inca […]
Thank you so much to the many clients and friends who sent emails, LinkedIn posts, Facebook posts, and phone calls. How did you all know how profoundly this tragedy in Nepal, in Kathmandu, in the Himalaya, and on Everest would have affected me, and how much your caring comments and concern would mean to me? […]
It is two days short of two months since the first of two devastating earthquakes, followed by many aftershocks, changed the country of Nepal and its people for ever.
Devastating Earthquakes, April, 2015 Updates from Nepal: October, 2015 In this update: Click on the INDEX Title to go directly to the topic. Click the back button on your browser to return to the top of this blog. Overwhelming Generosity Maya Sherpa Project Update Nima Sherpa and Nick Moon’s Report from Nepal Rebuilding […]
A collection of clients’ and friends’ comments Everest! A Trek to Base Camp and Back: Published November 2012 Comments were sent by clients and friends after receiving a copy of the book at a Multi Media Presentation: What I Learned on the Way to Mount Everest: November 2012 and February 2013 Based on a trek […]
Thank you so much to the many who sent emails, LinkedIn posts, Facebook posts, and phone calls. How did you all know how profoundly this tragedy on Everest would have affected me, and how much your caring comments and concern would mean to me?
This blog covers my 2013 trek to Everest Base Camp and back, October 31 to November 23, 2013. I organized the posts in order of the climb to enable reading the complete story consecutively. Click on the YouTube icon to go to my Everest 2013 Trek Playlist. You can also read my 2011 Everest Trek […]
Update 1 October 29 to 31, 2011 – Saturday to Monday After 14 ½ hours from Chicago landed at New Delhi. Spent the night in the Eaton Smart hotel in the international section of the airport. We were met by a very helpful young man who escorted us to the hotel while our luggage and other […]