Monthly Archive for: ‘February, 2007’

Technical difficulties…

Salaam aleikum once more from Marrakech!! Unfortunately, I encountered both technical difficulties with sending dispatches from my laptop and satellite …

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“Salaam alekum” (hello) from Marrakech, Morocco

Salaam alekum from the medieval city of Marrakech! After a long journey with a few bumps (my bags have yet …

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PASSION and OBSESSION…

May 14, 1999: I was 25 years old, sitting in a tent at 25,600 feet on Everest’s North Ridge with my teammate Conrad Anker listening to – and feeling – a gale force wind pummel the mountain around me. Every few minutes, a freight train of Himalayan fury would slam into us, flattening the sturdy tent walls…and us in the process.

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Elderly Woman, Pottery Square, Bhaktapur, Nepal

An elderly Newar woman suffering from tuberculosis in Bhaktapur, Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. I could see her hobbling along the cobblestone-and-brick …

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Bradford Washburn American Mountaineering Museum

Construction has begun on the Bradford Washburn American Mountaineering Museum, housed in the American Mountaineering Center. When finished, it will be a fabulous museum featuring exhibits detailing the history of mountaineering and the peoples and landscapes the sport has touched.

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Fire at the Old Capitol Grill in Golden, Colorado

Firemen are lost in a tower of smoke at the Old Capitol Grill fire in Golden, Colorado, November 3, 2005. …

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Photo Tip: Silhouette for Effect

Over the years, I have learned a lot about photography and how to create great images in tough situations from …

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The Summit Perspective…

The Summit Perspective… Think for a moment about a big goal or objective you accomplished in your life. Maybe it …

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Drokpa, or Tibetan nomad

A drokpa, or Tibetan nomad, woman with her baby tied to her back outside of Ditrul Phuk Gompa on the …

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