Nepal: Strategy and Negotiations

By | 2018-01-19T21:05:19+00:00 October 24th, 2011|

Everything is negotiable in Nepal, though I’ve never found myself on a tarmac, knocking on the cockpit door of a recently landed plane, in an attempt to convince the pilot to [...]

Humla, with Donkeys

By | 2018-01-19T21:05:28+00:00 October 21st, 2011|

“You think you can arrange it, Gyljan?” Farid was asking our house manager, Gyljan, to find us porters to carry our stuff. We had decided to camp that night up the [...]

Touchdown, Humla

By | 2018-01-19T21:05:38+00:00 October 19th, 2011|

Nine of us flew to Humla on a tiny charter plane – it was the only way we could be sure to secure a flight. This was high season, after all, [...]

Now on Sale…

By | 2011-02-08T19:11:15+00:00 January 25th, 2011|

Almost exactly two years after first deciding to write this book, Little Princes goes on sale today. I’m a little bit surprised that it’s actually kind of emotional for me. I’m not really the emotional type – I’ve got too much Irish blood in me, maybe. (Irish men cry just long enough to clear the amniotic fluid from their lungs, then it’s stiff upper lip until cremation.)

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