BY Rajneesh Bhandari | Apr. 21, 2014 | 1:18 Kaji Sherpa is a climber who survived the avalanche Friday on Mount Everest. From a hospital bed in Katmandu, he recounted the disaster that killed at least 13 Sherpas.
BY Vikram Singh, Rajneesh Bhandari and Taige Jensen | May. 9, 2014 | Footage captured minutes before April’s deadly Everest avalanche highlights the Sherpas’ pride and resilience, which support not only Western expeditions but also the Sherpas’ families far below. Related: Article: A Sherpa’s Final Moments
Three days after an avalanche killed 13 Sherpas on Mount Everest, a funeral procession was held for six of them in Kathmandu. By Rajneesh Bhandari
Nepal’s Himalaya region has inspired mythology both ancient and modern, including the British author James Hilton’s novel “Lost Horizon,” which coined the term “Shangri-La” in 1933 to describe the heavenly nature of the region. But today, all is not well in paradise. HUMLA DISTRICT, NEPAL—For more than five years, the Humla region of Nepal’s Himalayas […]