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Nepal Earthquake

27 Apr

I am sure you have been following the news on Nepal and the earthquake that struck last Saturday. This video gives a nice overview of Kathmandu, the capital.  It’s hard to believe I was just there two weeks ago, my third trip to Nepal. I hiked to Everest Base Camp, the scene of avalanches and several deaths.  I also had the chance to walk around some amazing World Heritage sites, hundreds of years old during my final weekend in Kathmandu. Many of these are now destroyed. I will be adding further information or editing this post to add links and information about how you can help the people of Nepal.

Articles:

Nepal’s 8 Key Historic Sites: What’s Rubble, What’s Still Standing (National Geographic)

At Everest Base Camp - see the orange tents in the background. (Photo by Rob Martin)

At Everest Base Camp – see the orange tents in the background. (Photo by Rob Martin)

Approaching Everest Base Camp with Khumbu icefall and glacier (Photo by Rob Martin)

Approaching Everest Base Camp with Khumbu icefall and glacier (Photo by Rob Martin)

Baktapur (Photo by Rob Martin)

Bhaktapur (Photo by Rob Martin)

Batktapur Square (Photo by Rob Martin)

Bhatktapur Square (Photo by Rob Martin)

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