In remote Nepal, only the mountains remain
A personal account of the refugee camps and relief work that now mark the legendary treks in the northern reaches of Nepal
Cresting a ridge in a helicopter, exhilaration rumbles up the spine of a first-timer. The trees are close enough to clip, you spook a cow being led to pasture, and the herder gawks up at you, in bewilderment. But your gaze is already on what is beyond—vistas of river valleys and roads, towns and villages, terraces marching up into forests, over and over.
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