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Posts by Author: Norbu Tenzing

At home on the range

In the 24 years I’ve been going to Lo Manthang, the welcome on this recent trip was a first: I was bucked off a speeding horse, who was anxious to get home.

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Remembering Sir Ed

Today, Sir Edmund Hillary would have turned 100. He was a founding AHF board member and dedicated partner for over 30 years - and a dear friend. Here’s to Sir Ed!

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It's International Everest Day 2019!

Earlier this month, Norbu Tenzing visited a Tibetan refugee school in Pokhara, Nepal. He noticed the students' books were open to a page with a familiar photo: his father's.

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My two weeks with the Māori

Kia ora! I just got back from Aotearoa, New Zealand, where I spent two fascinating weeks immersed in the Māori way of life.

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65 years on Everest

On the 65th anniversary of his father and Sir Ed climbing Everest, Norbu reflects on everything that has changed in the Everest area since then, and what lies ahead for the Sherpa people.

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Sherpa community celebrates reopening of Khumjung Gompa

400-year-old Khumjung Gompa, damaged beyond repair by the earthquakes, joyfully reopened its doors to the Sherpa community again this weekend.

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Getting back to the dharma

Two years ago, the Keydong Nunnery in Kathmandu had sustained so much damage it wasn’t possible to walk up the stairs. Today the young nuns are all smiles – between studies, of course.

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Giving the golden years a new shine

We have walked up the stairs to the Tibetan elders' home many times, but this time was different—we were welcomed to their beautiful, newly rebuilt, home.

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How this Missouri teen banded his community together to STOP Girl Trafficking

Jay Mehta, a student from Kansas City, rallied his community to raise $1,000 for STOP Girl Trafficking. That's ten more girls in school and safe!

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The last king of Mustang (1930-2016)

This weekend marks the end of 49 days since the death the Raja of Mustang Jigme Palbar Bista. Buddhists believe it takes 49 days to guide the spirit to the next life through prayers.

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