Tea for two at the top of the world: Chai

by Beth Shepherd
( February 8th, 2012 )

Mt Everest, Tibet, ChinaThere is something about standing at the top of the world that takes your breath away. Maybe it’s the elevation. At 17,000 feet and some change, there’s not a lot of oxygen in the air, particularly …

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Yakity Yak

by Beth Shepherd
( May 4th, 2011 )

Mt. EverestBig Papa has an expression he’s fond of using.” I haven’t [insert phrase here] since the high slopes of Everest. For example, “I haven’t seen this many pigeons since the high slopes of Everest,” which is a true statement since …

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Lunch with a lama

by Beth Shepherd
( January 27th, 2010 )

Inky blackness greets my eyes as I step outside our hotel’s front door. My skin prickles from the intense sharpness of the cold air. As my eyes adjust to the darkness, I can see millions of stars filling the darkness, like a Pointillist painting. The Milky Way spills out in …

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