We were told to be at the airport at 5:45 for our flight. After waking from a fitful and nervous sleep, we packed with the hopefulness of departure. Nope, flights cancelled, due to inclement weather. We had breakfast and went for a walk. While at the airport I saw several tourists standing on the Tarmac with medical bags. I didn't know what I could do to help but I knew I couldn't sit by and watch. I approached the police who were guarding the entrance to the...
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Written in retrospect (though present tense) due to extreme shock and terror. Well there was an earthquake. A big one. And it shook us to the core. We are alive and safe, and now stuck in Nepal for an unknown length of time. Yesterday we took a rest day and relaxed, knowing that today (our final day of EBC trek) would be a long hike of 8-9 hours. We set off before 7am, anxious to get the day started. We went solidly for four and a half hours with only one t...