Tag Archives: Kawa Karpo

Video Post Atop Sho’La Pass

A short clip of video shot atop the blustery Sho’La Pass here: http://youtu.be/oKGR8Xt0Lgw Yanpi, the wind, a huge sky and myself. Twenty minutes atop the pass to remember the two weeks to arrive here

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Expedition: Shangri-La to sacred Sho’La Pass Begins

A team of five of us begin the trek from Shangri-La to the sacred 4,815 metre Sho’La Pass tomorrow via an old trade route that wanders along the Yangtze and Mekong Rivers.

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Kawa Karpo Expedition Feature out in Outpost Magazine’s edition #89

At long last the Kawa Karpo Expedition that Bill Roberts, Roberto Gibbons Gomez, myself and a titanic guide named Daba undertook and completed is out in tangible print in Canada’s award-winning adventure travel Outpost Magazine. It marks the first documented … Continue reading

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Kawa Karpo Expedition feature in Outpost Magazine coming August 6th

Bill Roberts’ feature article of our February expedition to Kawa Karpo is set for an August 6th release date in Canada’s award-winning Outpost magazine. The story will document our successful attempt to be the first-ever Canadian team to make it … Continue reading

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White from Above – Expedition Countdown

Departure date looms, white falls from above With three more days to go until departure on the Kawa Karpo expedition we’ve had a more than intense dump of snow from above, turning our town into something I wish it would … Continue reading

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Kawa Karpo Expedition Updates

      The ‘routes through the sky’ have long brought faith, economics and migration together in an unending stream of life Our expedition has been generously joined by additional sponsorship and assistance from Canada’s  Zoomermedia, travelling ‘off the beaten … Continue reading

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An Ascent, An End

Skies, snow and peaks have replaced moss-laden trees and the mind clears along with this parting of the eyes’ peripheral. All of a sudden the introspection that has come with days of tunneling through gargoyle forests and wandering mosses gets … Continue reading

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Slips and Stones…

Mornings can ease in or they bump in. I wake in Gebo and have somehow managed to roll not only off of my matt but make it a good three metres from where I first lay my head the night … Continue reading

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Prostration and the Town of Thieves

  Jana is one of those towns that looks to be embarrassed with itself, somehow inward looking with its newly built homes falling into disrepair and a winding dusty road that is littered with refuse. We one depart it one … Continue reading

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A Devil’s River of Heat

  The kora, for Buddhists and Hindus, circumambulating in a clockwise direction follows the apparent movement of the sun. The sun in question is now hidden as we wake in the camp of Chube’ka. Tucked into the valley there is … Continue reading

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