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My palms felt clammy Forty minutes later I was on the ground in Kathmandu.
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  the capital and largest city of Nepal
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  • My palms felt clammy Forty minutes later I was on the ground in Kathmandu.
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  • If the weather held, a helicopter would arrive at sunrise to fly him to a hospital in Kathmandu.
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  • Hall and some of his fellow guides also began working with government ministries in Kathmandu to formulate policies that encouraged climbers to keep the mountain clean.
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  • Before our group departed Kathmandu, he had sat all of us down and given us an uncommonly stern lecture about the need to show our Sherpa staff gratitude and proper respect.
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  • In 1963, Tom Hornbein’s expedition began the long trek to Everest from Banepa, a dozen miles outside Kathmandu, and spent thirty-one days on the trail before arriving at Base Camp.
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  • Hall had booked us at the Garuda Hotel, a friendly, funky establishment in the heart of Thamel, Kathmandu’s frenetic tourist district, on a narrow avenue choked with cycle ricks has and street hustlers.
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  • By 1996, in addition to their permit fee, expeditions were required to post a $4,000 bond that would be refunded only if a predetermined amount of trash were carried back to Nainche and Kathmandu.
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  • And as I had pointed out, this was in Neptune not Paradise, where, it may be, there perhaps is nothing else to be done, John Menlove Edwards Letter from a Man two hours into Thai Air flight 311 from Bangkok to Kathmandu, I left my seat and walked to the rear of the airplane.
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  • He told us with great excitement when he learned to swim in a pool in Kathmandu.
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  • E-mail was received in Kathmandu, printed out, and the hard copy was transported by yak to Base Camp.
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  • On the morning of March 31, two days after arriving in Kathmandu, the assembled members of the 1996 Adventure Consultants Everest Expedition walked across the tarmac of Tribhuvan International Airport and climbed aboard a Russian-built Mi-17 helicopter operated by Asian Airlines.
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  • The next morning, Tuesday, Fischer considered calling for a helicopter to evacuate Ngawang from Base Camp to Kathmandu at an estimated cost of five to ten thousand dollars.
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  • amp, On April 1, during the second day of my journey to Base C was surprised to run into February, Hackland, and de Klerk on the g out of the mountains, bound for ow Namche Bazaar, walkin trail bel Kathmandu.
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  • Then, when Ngawang stopped breathing in Pheriche and had to be evacuated to Kathmandu, Lopsang rushed down from Base Camp (with Fischer’s encouragement) in time to accompany his uncle on the helicopter flight.
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  • Two days later, on Friday, April 26, the weather finally improved enough to permit a helicopter evacuation, and Ngawang was flown to a hospital in Kathmandu, but doctors there announced that he’d suffered grave damage to his brain.
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  • She’d met Fischer by chance some months earlier in Kathmandu when he was finalizing his Everest permit, and he subsequently invited her to accompany his upcoming Everest expedition in the dual roles of team physician and Base Camp manager.
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  • An hour later Beck and Makalu Gau were receiving treatment in a Kathmandu hospital.
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  • Now, four days later, Nukita warned us that a similarly predacious swarm of print and television reporters lay in wait for us in Kathmandu.
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  • Friday evening, wandering through the alleys of Kathmandu’s Tharnel district, I sought refuge from a deepening depression.
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  • Lopsang left behind a young wife and a two-month-old baby in Kathmandu.
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  • His brief trip to Kathmandu and speedy trek back to Base Camp left him quite fatigued and relatively poorly acclimatized-which didn’t bode well for Fischer’s team: Fischer relied on him at least as much as Hall relied on his climbing sirdar, Ang Dorje.
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  • As we walked across the dirt landing strip to await a second flight into Kathmandu, Stuart, Caroline, and I were approached by three ashen-faced Japanese men.
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  • Thanks, also, to David Schensted and Peter Bodde of the American Embassy in Kathmandu, Lisa Choegyal of Tiger Mountain, and Deepak Lama of Wilderness Experience Trekking for their assistance in the wake of the tragedy.
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  • it was an exceedingly ambitious goal, but Kropp had the pull it off: he’d been on six previous Himalayan expeditions credentials to o Oyu, and K2 and had made solo ascents of Broad Peak7 Ch was robbed by the 8,000-mile bike ride to Kathmandu, he During in Romanian schoolchildren and assaulted by a crowd in Pakistan, broke a baseball bat over Kropp’s (fortuIran, an irate motorcyclist of nately) helmeted head.
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