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What Went Wrong

What Went Wrong I In the Spring of 1962, I boarded the S.S. Serbija, bound from New York City to Tangiers, Morocco. The purpose of the trip was to go climbing in the Alps. A secondary purpose was to visit … Continue reading

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Travels Abroad, 1962-3, Chapter 13 – India

While in Iran, I had researched the Kulu Valley of India, which provides relatively easy access to peaks of moderate height. It sounded like a good bet for me. From Amritsar, I took a two-day bus trip that first went through the town of … Continue reading

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Why I Quit Graduate School

It was 1964. After a year and a half abroad, I returned to the US, sick with hepatitis. How did I get hepatitis? It was from a non-disposable needle used for my yellow fever inoculation. That was in Iran. My … Continue reading

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