Reviews and Blog Posts: Nepal

High crimes

by Christopher Sebela

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A disgraced Olympian. A government agent who died with too many secrets. And the mountain, always the mountain. Zan ran from a scandal that would have stripped her of her medals, all the way to Nepal and a job retrieving bodies from the deadly mountains there. When her boss finds...

Plaza Voices: Earthquake in Nepal

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The recent earthquake in Nepal has displaced an estimated 2.8 million people, and at least 7,500 lives were lost. Some expect this number to reach 10,000.

Plaza Voices: Refugees of Shangri-la

Bhutanese refugees in the Beldangi camp, Nepal

In April 2014, Smithsonian Magazine featured an article about a group of people you might not know much about: refugees from Bhutan.

The long walk

by Slavomir Rawicz

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The Long Walk recounts an epic story of survival by a group of escapees from a Soviet gulag.  Fleeing the camp during a blizzard in 1941 with six others, Rawicz and the group equipped only with their camp-issued clothes, a small store of food, and a few other stolen goods...

Far flung places : the photography of Barbara Sparks

by Barbara Sparks

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A compilation of black and white photographs by Barbara Sparks that were part of an exhibition at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, it includes pictures from Nepal, Turkey, Italy, Taos, and our own backyard here in Colorado.  The photos are exquisite and the background information is enlightening.  I especially...

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