Tibet Trekking Tour after the EWC/EWCA International Conference in Beijing

Join the Tibet  (Himalayas Everest Base Camp) 12-Day Trekking Tour and support  EWC Scholarships

Dates:  September 4 to 15, 2012

Organized by Jean (Eng) Geer (CLI 78-79), jsgeer@wavecable.com

Ever since I trekked the Himalaya of Nepal to the South Face Everest Base Camp, trekking the Himalaya of Tibet to the North Face Everest Base Camp has been a top “to do in this life.” The Himalaya range is magnificent and the North Face of Mount Everest is described as spectacular. Gary McCue in his book, Trekking Tibet shared: “Nowhere in the Himalaya can the immense height of Mount Everest (29,035 ft, 8850 m) the highest point on Earth, be appreciated as it can be in Tibet. . . . The North Face is arguably its most spectacular side, a sheer wall of rock and ice rising over 2 vertical miles (3.7 km) . . . “
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UHAA-EWCA Kansai Sake Brewery Walking Tour: November 13, 2011

If you are planning to be in the Kansai area, EWCA Kansai Chapter Leader, Seiko Furuhashi (ICC 82-84 and 89, Assoc 2010), invites you to….

Come out and learn about how Sake is made!

We will have a day tour to the Kinshi Masamune Sake Brewery and the Gekkeikan Okura Sake Museum in Fushimi on November 13, 2011 (Sunday).

We will meet at 12:00 noon at the Tambabashi Station (Keihan and Kintetsu Lines) and then walk to the Kinshi Masamune Brewery to see the inside of the brewery and the brewing process (this tour will include a little Sake tasting).  After touring the brewery, we will walk to the Gekkeikan Okura Sake Museum to learn about the history of Sake making in the Fushimi area. After viewing the museum, and a little more Sake tasting, members will be free to shop at the many breweries in the neighborhood. Finally, for those who have the time, we plan to end the day with dinner at a local restaurant in the area.

For more information, please contact Seiko Furuhashi at seiko@ogu.ac.jp by Oct .22.


関西UHAA-EWCA 合同酒蔵見学ツアー:2011年11月13日 



詳細を知りたい方は、10月22日までに古橋政子までご連絡ください。 seiko@ogu.ac.jp.

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