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 Alpine Ascents Cho Oyu Autumn 2006: Dispatch Two


Team explores Kathmandu Valley: Hello friends, family and loved ones, This is Team "We'll Cho-Oyu" reporting from beautiful downtown Katmandu. We greeted a lovely morning sunrise to get the jump on our day. Leaving the big city behind the team explored the lush green hills to the North. Our tour took us to the very scenic Himalayan Villa. The view vibrant with flowers, the air fragrant with pine we dined to strains of traditional Nepalese folk music. Our short stroll through pastures of plenty was only interrupted by the odd cow and goat. Eagles upon high captured our eye as we took in our truly impressive surroundings.

Last minute shopping and repacking filled the balance of the afternoon. Lawdon has a big grin on his face as his bags have been spotted somewhere near the airport. We are all looking forward to his happy reunion.

Namaste, Vern

 

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