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Dispatches from Everest
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Saeed Toossi Throughout the entire trip, Saeed will send dispatches to his web site team. They will in turn, post them on the web after they get them. The most recent dispatch will be at the top. Simply click on the title of the dispatch and it will open a new window. All the current month's dispatches will be posted on this page. An archive page will be added when needed. If you have any questions, please direct them to Saeed's Expedition e-mail or Saeed's Web Team during the expedition. Thanks and enjoy!

March ~ April ~ May

Rest Day at Namche
Monday, March 27, 2000
Namche Bazaar, Nepal
"Sagarmatha appeared to be quite calm and if we were in Camp 4 it would have been a good summit day! But we are faaaaar from it..."

Phakding to Namche Bazaar Trek
Sunday, March 26, 2000
Namche Bazaar, Nepal
"I woke up early this morning and after a hefty breakfast we left the village about 8:00 (A.M.). It was sunny and quite pleasant..."

Flight to Lukla
Saturday, March 25, 2000
Lukla, Nepal
"The flight is quite an adventure by itself. Lukla's runway is located on a 500 feet ledge which has a 2000 feet in front of it and a 1000 feet rock face at the end of it..."

The Last Update from Kathmandu
Friday, March 24, 2000
Kathmandu, Nepal
"Today I met with two other Sherpas who will be at the base camp. I also met two other climbers that will be at the base camp..."

The Final few Things
Thursday, March 23, 2000
Kathmandu, Nepal
"Today I went to the Kathmandu Bazar with my sherpa to pick up some last minute items and spend some time with him before we get on the trek together..."

Update from Kathmandu
Wednesday, March 22, 2000
Kathmandu, Nepal
"I met my Sherpa -- Tswang Dorge Sherpa -- who is a 25 year old Nepali. He is short with a small stature. Believe it or not smaller and shorter than I am..."

First Update from Kathmandu
Tuesday, March 21, 2000
Kathmandu, Nepal
"I Finally arrived in Kathmandu and checked in. It was a long trip. I left DC Saturday morning on the 18th and got here on Tuesday the 21st..."

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