Monthly Archives: October 2014

An Eccentric Builder of Bicycles

Giuseppe Marinoni builds bikes for the cognoscenti. http://www.macleans.ca/culture/movies/of-pedals-and-metals-in-search-of-bike-maestro-giuseppe-marinoni/

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Storms, Avalanche Kill 12 in Nepal

Snow storms and an avalanche have killed at least 12 trekkers, many of them in Thorung La, the highest pass in the Himalayas. It is part of the Annapurna Circuit. Story is here: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-29625605

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Man Pedals Rickshaw to Himalayas

Rickshaw driver travels 7,000 kilometers to high pass in the Himalayas. I wonder whether he ccan take me with him. http://www.khaleejtimes.com/kt-article-display-1.asp?xfile=data/international/2014/October/international_October164.xml&section=international

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