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Mupa, Nyima, and Songjè – (Cloud, Sun, and Songjè)

The word for mist, clouds, and fog in many Tibetan regions is the same: mupa. Mupa is what engulfs us and sucks us all into itself and into a world of soft focused hues and biting wind. Rain slices in … Continue reading

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Doctor ‘Mountain’ and the Temple – Part l of ll

  Within a valley west of Shangri-La’s vaunted title and grasslands, over the Shika range of mountains, around 40 bends, heat rages even as autumn and winter start to claw their way into the geography. It is a region that … 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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Two Windy Spaces In the Andes

                       A memory of two spaces that remain locked in the memory and mind   Altiplano There are patterns in the heights and spaces within that are moved by wind. There … Continue reading

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Nomads, Their Lands and a ‘way’ that slowly disappears

Participating in a photo competition where the subjects are my beloved nomadic landscapes and the spirits and faces that occupy them. Please see here:

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China Radio International interview with Jeff Fuchs

Vincent Zheng of China Radio’s “Voices from Other Lands” interviews Jeff on the Tea Horse Road’s many strands and influences: http://english.cri.cn/8706/2012/03/15/2422s687070.htm

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Expedition February 2012 – Ancient Trade Route to Sacred Mountain

Back to the comforting cold and silence of ‘Shangrila’ here in northwestern Yunnan in preparation for another Outpost Magazine exclusive. Revo Polarized sunglasses, Mountain Hardwear, and our own Jalamteas are sponsoring (and happily fuelling) a ‘western first’ along an ancient … Continue reading

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Ascend to End

  Traders, pilgrims – travelers, who utilized their legs and lungs through the mountain corridors of he Himalayas often tell tales of the mountains’ ‘natural order’, of the inevitable paths that lead and have led through the walls of stone. … Continue reading

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Feature Article in Outpost Magazine – Tsa’lam – The nomadic route of salt.

To the entire creative team at Outpost Magazine, Canada’s award-winning adventure travel magazine who helped turn the Tsa’lam feature into one of their classics – a big thank you. To Wild China, whose patient support and award aided and smoothed the … 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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