Photos and Stories
Last Pass: Nomads Clinic 2017 stayed warm at a cold high camp, celebrating the last major pass of the journey, snow-covered Kagmara at 5,115m/16,781ft…
Team Feet: Many Nomads Clinic patients receive a warm, soapy footbath before body work. For some it is the first time in years their feet have..
Challenges of the Trail… After the last major pass there were many miles to go and many meters up and down. The trail was long, wet, hot and..
Power Team: Mule teams power duffles of medicines and team gear along the trail, making Nomads Clinic possible. Dr. Barbara Burggraaff has organized..
Morning Round Up: Rain or shine, Nomads Clinic group gathers together before stepping out on the trail. Your support is needed for the huge work,..
Vitamin Angel: Daniela Hartmann served tirelessly as Tibetan/Nepali/English translator and as assistant to Dolpo Tulku Rinpoche. During clinics..
International Heart: Nomads Clinicians from Nepal, Germany, Netherlands, Hong Kong, Singapore, Canada and the United States gather together for..
Heart to Heart… Physicians and nurses monitor the heart rates of patients and other team members in the high altitude areas reached by Nomads..
Giving: Nomads Clinic provides Nepali team members with waterproof jackets thanks to the charitable partnership of Patagonia, fresh shirts, waterproof..
New Skills: Toothbrushing. Nomads Clinic teaches toothbrushing and gifted a thousand colorful toothbrushes, much appreciated by families along..
The Gift of Light is literally a gift of life in Nepal. In rural areas is no electricity so solar lights illuminate trails for safety, homes..
End of Day… Still smiling at the end of a long day, safely ascending Numa-la Pass, 5,159m/16,925ft and reaching meadows large enough for high..
Morning Meditation: A quiet beginning to long days on the trail or serving in clinics. Roshi Joan Halifax and Dolpo Tulku Rinpoche often offered..