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    appeal by the Nepali Police

    And for everyone's info, this is a link & full text re. the current page on the website of the Nepal Police. It's been there (the appeal) for quite some time. But they've meanwhile significantly...
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    what's been happening?

    @ Rachael, Sophie, Marc(us)

    Trust me: I'm the one who first used the word discrete in relation to searches for trekkers missing in the Khumbu.

    And although personally I don't have the slightest...
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    a US$ 1.000,- reward is available! (Re: brother is missing)

    It's not much as a contribution to this thread, but let me repeat this offer again as it wasn't really emphasised in any (English language) media so far:

    To whoever reads this and belongs to the...
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    "kill the messenger" syndrome

    Thanks a ton, Oli, for truly keeping up the spirits here! http://www.bewegende-plaatjes.net/galerij/smilies/smilies-achtergronden/images/hintergrundbilder016.gif




    However, why not leave it up...
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    Hi! (some technical questions)

    Hi there,

    Could someone please fix my ability to edit typos, and to subscribe to threads?
    It's impossible now.

    I seem to recall I've asked you these questions > 2 yrs ago already, but to no...
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    regarding the Namche Youth Group

    @ Dave (Jakarta)

    You and Donald Bason have done your best back in 2004/2005 in order to develop and manufacture the Trekker Intention Books (for all of the Khumbu-lodges). For those unfamiliar...
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    Re: brother is missing

    Hi Rachael,
    Wasn't aware yet of your post while I typed mine.

    For the moment, just copy the text + a link to the photo you chose onto this thread. And I'm sure technically there'll be a solution...
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    a couple of questions/remarks

    @ Rachael, Marc & Sophie, and others close to Julian,

    I feel truly sorry for you guys and the situation you find yourselves in at present. Julian, unfortunately, isnt the first foreign trekker to...
  9. Thread: Fuel shortages

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    Re: Fuel shortages

    Hi,
    From a mix of online newsreports as well as (email) information directly from Nepal:
    On the one hand it's improving, on the other hand: some fuel tankers keep being looted or torched. Here is...
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    Re: confusing information

    But it was! I used to receive e-mail notifications if another reply was posted in a thread I was subscribed to. Looked it up for you: the last time a normal reply-notification was sent to me, was on...
  11. talking politics

    You can judge by the registered times of my postings in this thread that I've really, really, really done my best and taken many deep breaths in the meantime, in order to "shut up" about exactly the...
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    Re: confusing information

    As far as the "Safety and Travel Information" subforum is concerned, its visibility or non-visibility to those who are not logged in, is something that was altered between late May and late July of...
  13. out with it, please!

    Okay, now let's talk business mr. yakshaver.

    First of all: any reply, any post, any thread here can be edited or deleted. That's up to users, moderators and of course the administrator of the...
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    confusing information

    Afaik meanwhile there are 2 subforums that ordinary members can only use when they are logged in:
    the one called "Safety and Travel Information", and this one.

    Yet in the top of the Trekinfo.com...
  15. Re: Expression of opinion and various biases - let's focus more on trekking stuff

    Correction: famine in Upper Mustang district.

    edit-function refused
  16. Re: Expression of opinion and various biases - let's focus more on trekking stuff

    Yes sir.

    Never too old to learn, would you explain/teach me please if that should also imply forumusers are not to express certain opinions anymore, aimed at "helping" (supporting, backing-up,...
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    more confirmation

    In the meantime this news was reliable enough for www.phayul.com (a Tibetan online newsmedium) and for www.unpo.org as well (UNPO being the global organization in support of the UNrepresented Nations...
  18. Re: Trekking Registration Certificate & the Independent Trekker

    Sometimes it's really rewarding, you know: "forum hopping" if you're hungry for specific information...

    What to make of this: Heidi on YetiZone today
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    it's a tricky situation

    "Maoists" are Nepalis who are the result of a lot of injustice and poverty especially on the countryside, and they have become "one side" in what was definitely a civil war between 1996 and perhaps...
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    Maoists around Namche, demanding money

    @ Todd,
    In spite of this unexpected experience you had, I hope you'll nevertheless have a very enjoyable and safe trek in the Khumbu, pleasant weather and a safe return.

    But it's like Oli said:...
  21. Beware of the neighbours! The Chinese shot people dead at Nangpa La this weekend?

    ExplorersWeb warns:


    Shocking...
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    Re: No survivors in WWF helicopter crash

    Knw it!

    U.S. experts to help identify Nepal crash victims - Reuters Alert Net, October 1.

    US forensic team in Nepal to identify those killed in crash - Zee News (India) att: opens with pop ups...
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    Re: March or October for EBC Trek

    Hi,
    I guess people can't emphasise enough that if you want to trek to EBC, you need to be thoroughly aware of the risks and symptoms with AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness or high altitude sickness), and...
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    Re: No survivors in WWF helicopter crash

    Imo you are both right, Lars and yakshaver.
    I don't know the exact aviation rules re. authority with flying in Nepal, but over here it's the captain who has full authority to take final decisions....
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    Re: No survivors in WWF helicopter crash

    Oli re. your comment about Lukla and the tragic death of Hillary's wife and youngest daughter I learned that the accident didn't happen at or near Lukla, but shortly after the plane's departure from...
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