Stories from the Himalayas

Stories from the men, women, children and Sherpas of Nepal and Tibet. A new FindingLife Series.

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FindingLife reaches the summit of Mt Cho Oyu

Posted by on Nov 7, 2011 in Cho Oyu, Featured, Webisodes | 0 comments

FindingLife reaches the summit of Mt Cho Oyu

http://www.vimeo.com/29997752 Elia Saikaly reaches the summit of the 6th Highest Mountain on Earth  

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Stories from the Himalayas – Momos, delicacy at Altitude!

Posted by on Sep 13, 2011 in Cho Oyu, Stories from the Himalayas | 0 comments

http://www.vimeo.com/28991840 Momo’s are a famous delicacy here in Nepal. Ever wonder how they’re made at 5200m? A seamless demonstration on how this tasty snack can be made in a simple kitchen in Gorakshep, a village in the high Himalayas near Mt. Everest basecamp. Follow the journey at findinglife.ca Register your classroom for ‘Our Cho Oyu Challenge’ @ findinglifeteachers.wikispaces.com/​registrationchooyu It’s free! twitter.com/​eliasaikaly facebook.com/​findinglifeeducationaladventures For more stories from...

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Sherpa Masons from Namche Bazaar

Posted by on Sep 6, 2011 in Cho Oyu, Stories from the Himalayas | 0 comments

http://www.vimeo.com/28696400 SHERPA MASONS FROM NAMCHE BAZAAR With thriving tourism in Nepal, and Namche Bazaar being one of the most developed villages in the region there has been a natural boom in real estate. Porters bring the raw blocks of rock from a local mine located 30 minutes away by foot. They arrive at a steady flow dropping them down onto the ground on the building site. The developer of the land will pay the porters and the miners by the square metre of rock that arrives daily with close tabs being kept by the site manager. The...

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Webisode 9 – The Final Ascent of Mt. Kenya

Posted by on May 6, 2011 in Expedition 2011, Webisodes | 0 comments

Webisode 9 – The Final Ascent of Mt. Kenya

http://www.vimeo.com/23382028

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Webisode 7 – The climb to high camp

Posted by on May 3, 2011 in Expedition 2011, Webisodes | 0 comments

http://www.vimeo.com/23218881

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Webisode 6 – Mt. Kenya, Hike to camp 1

Posted by on May 3, 2011 in Expedition 2011, Webisodes | 0 comments

http://www.vimeo.com/23210818 Our hike to camp 1 of Mt. Kenya!

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Webisode 5 – Days in Solio!

Posted by on May 2, 2011 in Expedition 2011, Webisodes | 0 comments

http://www.vimeo.com/23158558 Our final days in Solio as we prepare to leave for our climb of Mount Kenya.

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Webisode 3 – Arriving in Solio

Posted by on Apr 28, 2011 in Expedition 2011, Webisodes | 0 comments

http://www.vimeo.com/22982610

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