Archive for 'Nepal'
Photowalk 02-11-2009, originally uploaded by Vincent J. Brown. Chamar located a guide from a large organized expedition who had a Gamow bag (pronounced “Gamof”), a portable pressure chamber which basically raises you to the altitude where you already are, and then gradually brings you down in pressure to the altitude to which you must descend […]
Thorung Phedi, Around Annapurna, Nepal, originally uploaded by noam_fein. Royal Chitwan National Park. Day 2. May 1, 2000. Diary excerpt. The last entry I wrote from the Annapurna Circuit (April 26, 2000, I believe) was to be the last I’d ever write from the trek. At 2 a.m. on the morning of April 27th, the […]
Fetal Heart Monitor & Tiare’s Contractions, originally uploaded by tiarescott. (*Photo courtesy of tiarescott under the creative commons license.) The Vicadon makes me doze. My dreams are short, freeze-frozen vignettes. Sound bites. Truncated sleep through a haze of narcotics. I’m borne backwards through time and space to this: the gap in space in which there […]