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Portoculture

Portoculture (n.) – the study of guides and porters who trek through Nepal (etymology: derived by combining the words porter and culture, the term portoculture was not in use until 2011). Scenario 1: Food/Drink Service At each of the lodges, all food orders were placed with the trekkers’ respective guides and porters, the order was […]

Stories Heard Along the Way

Trekkers talk trekking. Throughout my journey, I learned of famous climbers past as well as stories of those currently on the trail, and only the biggest of world news made its way up to the top. In my case, this meant learning about the killing of Osama bin Laden. In this entry, I will describe […]