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Articles by Garreth Mills

Bhutan’s National Sport

Bhutan’s National Sport

If you’re planning to enjoy the local customs and culture on your Bhutan treks, one unique experience is to witness the national sport of Bhutan: archery. Though you might think it strange for a peaceful Buddhist ... Read more

Smile! You’re Trekking in Bhutan!

Smile! You’re Trekking in Bhutan!

Thailand may be known as "the land of smiles", but when Business Week listed the world’s happiest countries, there was a clear wellbeing winner in Asia: Bhutan. This landlocked nation, situated between India and Tibet, ... Read more

Jordan Romero Goes for the Youth Record on Everest

Jordan Romero Goes for the Youth Record on Everest

The excitement has been building steadily over the last few weeks and finally the expedition is under way. Earlier this week Jordan Romero, 13, set of from Everest Base Camp, trekking with his family towards the summit.... Read more

Crossing Mongolia - Remarkable and Different Challenge

Crossing Mongolia - Remarkable and Different Challenge

Fancy walking 1700 miles on your own? That's what British adventurer Ripley Davenport is facing over the next three months. His Mongolia 2010 expedition aims "to become the longest solo and unassisted walk ever completed."... Read more

Which Side Are You On?

By Garreth Mills - 27th October 2009
in The Himalaya

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Which Side Are You On?

I found a photo today of the Base Camp Hotel on the Tibet side of Mount Everest. Check out the image below posted on Webshots by davishongkong. I didn't realise there was this kind of thing on the Tibet side... Read more

Bingo Wings on the Everest Base Camp Trek

By Garreth Mills - 16th October 2009
in Everest Base Camp, The Himalaya

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Bingo Wings on the Everest Base Camp Trek

Gala Bingo Employees are raising money for the Sue Ryder charity with their trek to Everest Base Camp. They should be setting off today from Lukla, and when they get to the other end they aim to play Bingo on... Read more

Charity Chef to Serve Caviar on Everest

By Garreth Mills - 14th October 2009
in Everest Base Camp, The Himalaya

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Charity Chef to Serve Caviar on Everest

Arriving at Everest Base Camp tomorrow is a charity expedition aiming to raise money for the support of people with severe learning disablities by cooking.Yes, that wasn't a mis-type: a chef is currently moving along the... Read more

Copenhagen Climate Conference

By Garreth Mills - 21st September 2009
in Walking and Trekking, The Himalaya

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Copenhagen Climate Conference

With the Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen approaching, campaigners hope to tackle the problem of increased glacial melting in the South Asia region. The general degradation of mountain landscapes threatens to... Read more

Maltese Climbers on Cho Oyo

By Garreth Mills - 14th September 2009
in Walking and Trekking, The Himalaya

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Maltese Climbers on Cho Oyo

A team of climbers from Malta are breaking national records in the Khumbu. They are currently undertaking altitude training on the mighty Cho Oyu, the sixth highest of the world's peaks, ahead of their planned 2010 ... Read more

A photographic Everest trek

By Garreth Mills - 17th August 2009
in Everest Base Camp, The Himalaya

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A photographic Everest trek

I spotted a post about the "world's highest photography" the other day. A photographic workshop is running a programme for cameramen who want to shoot footage of the amazing Everest trekking environment. The... Read more

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