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Articles by Rosanna Terberg

Nepalese Art Project Reclaims Everest Base Camp Waste

By Rosanna Terberg - 15th November 2012
in Everest Base Camp, The Himalaya

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Nepalese Art Project Reclaims Everest Base Camp Waste

Everest has inspired many a creative venture in its time, and seems to be continually doing so, as the subject of books and movies and more. To look at the film world alone, upcoming projects include a George Mallory biopic... Read more

Days 21 to 24: Last Days in India

Days 21 to 24: Last Days in India

Day 21-23 Today I went off with four others from the group for a three day elephant safari in the Chitwan National Reserve. The rest of the group stayed in Kathmandu to explore and do shopping and the boys went... Read more

Day 19 & 20: On the plane to Kathmandu

Day 19 & 20: On the plane to Kathmandu

Day 19 As Pardeep named it - Day 3 in the Big Lukla House.  We were bored.Luckily in the morning we found out that our lodge had a TV with a film channel on and so we sat and watched... Read more

Day 17 & 18: Stuck in Lukla - with a Starbucks.

Day 17 & 18: Stuck in Lukla - with a Starbucks.

Day 17 We were woken up at 5am this morning to have breakfast, pack our stuff up and wait for the plane. However during breakfast in came the cloud, and out went any prospect of leaving Lukla that day. We met... Read more

Day 16: Aching feet and dance steps

Day 16: Aching feet and dance steps

We decided to walk all the way down to Lukla today, instead of following the original plan to Monjo and then down! I was not looking forward to the walk at all because of my knees and feet. After some... Read more

Day 15: Breathing again !

Day 15: Breathing again !

We awoke to blue skies and no clouds. We set off early down the valley but the clouds soon came in again. The morning's walk was fairly uneventful as we couldn't really see anything and before we knew it we... Read more

Day 14: Higher than the Everest Base Camp…

Day 14: Higher than the Everest Base Camp…

We decided to go up Kala Patthar (meaning 'black stone', 5540m) this morning, which is even higher than Everest base camp. Only half the group decided to do it as people were still so drained and also the weather was... Read more

Day 13: Finally, the Everest Base Camp !

Day 13: Finally, the Everest Base Camp !

The sky was amazing this morning! The clouds that had covered the village the day before had completely lifted and we could see snow-capped mountains all around us. We had no idea we were surrounded by such beauty. First up... Read more

Day 12: A Goodbye; Dingboche to Lobuche

Day 12: A Goodbye; Dingboche to Lobuche

I was surprised to find there was no pain this morning and my face was back to normal. Hurrah!!!Overnight, Andy had slept downstairs in the dining room being unable to walk up the rickety stairs to the bedrooms. He... Read more

Day 11: Acclimatisation walk and hurt ankle

Day 11: Acclimatisation walk and hurt ankle

I woke up this morning and my face was feeling swollen so I took some ibuprofen. I decided to ignore the pain though because, knowing the benefits, I really wanted to do the acclimatisation walk.Breakfast was at the more... Read more