A Trekker from Iran

A Trekker from Iran

I was planning to write an article about a trekker and ended up doing one about Samira from Shiraz, Iran. I didn’t deliberately choose someone from the least represented nation on the Annapurna trekking circuit, but she was the person …

The Interpreter

The Interpreter

I’m in a big room at the plush Himalaya Hotel in Kathmandu. A book about Nepal’s earthquake is being launched, I’m surrounded by well dressed people and I feel out of place.

At the back of the room is a