Remembering Nepal: A long walk to Langtang (24 images)
On 25 April 2015, Nepal was struck by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake, which killed over 9,000 people. The village of Langtang, at an altitude of 11,000 feet, was completely buried in a horrendous landslide. Over 200 people died there alone. In April 1999 I'd spent a month trekking in Nepal, from Kathmandu up into the Langtang Valley, near the border with Tibet and China. It was a beautiful, extraordinary time. Nepal was just about to hold its first democratic elections in over 50 years, and...