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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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