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Nepal : the Sherpas

Nepal’s most famous ethnic group, the Sherpas probably migrated to Solu-Khumbu ( the nepalese district where is located the Mount Everest) four or five centuries ago from eastern Tibet; their name means “people from the east”. They were originally nomads, driving … Continue reading

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India : Mother Teresa’s hospice

Calcutta is the Indian city where misery is the more visible, the tougher to put up with : famine, tuberculosis, leprosy, crippled members,… Nothing spares these thousands of poor who agonize or survive on the pavements. “The poorest among the … Continue reading

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