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  • Young Chinese artists have a lot to say

    Young Chinese artists have a lot to say
    Art is big money and big business in China.
  • Reader Report: Final leg of Everest trek turns harrowing

     Reader Report: Final leg of Everest trek turns harrowing
    Last of three parts. EVEREST BASE CAMP, Nepal, May 13. -- Our final day's trek from Lobuche (16,170 feet) up to Everest Base Camp (17,600 feet) started at sunrise. Because of a lack of appetite (which I later realized was an early sign of altitude...

    Reader Report: Trekkers beat the crowd on Everest Base Camp climb

    Reader Report: Trekkers beat the crowd on Everest Base Camp climb
    Second of three parts. LUKLA AIRPORT, Khumbu Valley, Everest Region, Nepal, May 6. Our flight to Lukla was only half full, and my trekking partner, April Thompson Egbert, and I were the only ones on board who intended to climb to Everest Base Camp....

    Reader Report: Trip to Everest becomes more than Newport Beach trekkers planned

    First of three parts. KATHMANDU, Nepal, May 5, just before sunrise. -- The rooster crows as if it's going to be just another day. Far from it. My trekking partner, April Thompson Egbert, is sleeping in, jet-lagged, no doubt, from having just flown...

    They reach safe harbor, then their ship comes in

    They reach safe harbor, then their ship comes in
    At the age of 60, Chieu Le, who has lived near a golf course since 1996, is finally learning to play golf. But only because his customers want to play golf with him, he says, laughing. Otherwise he is content to just "work more and more and more."...