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A long walk to Langtang

In April 1999 I spent a month trekking in Nepal, from Kathmandu up into the Langtang Valley. It was a beautiful, extraordinary time. Nepal was just about to hold its first democratic elections in over 50 years, and people in … Continue reading

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In the midst of hunger, one happier picture from East Africa

The photographs and news reports that have emerged from Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia in the last couple of weeks have been truly dreadful. Yet again people in the ‘horn of Africa’ are facing unimaginable hunger and starvation. The world’s media … Continue reading

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