Photographs by Scott and Leja DeLisi [caption id="attachment_6745" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Leja DeLisi, Michael Kobold and the author set off with porters and guides to find Nkuringo group[/caption] High atop a narrow ridge in the Bufumbira Mountains, the visitor reception centre was bathed in the first rays of...

I nearly died in Kathmandu one winter.  Or I certainly felt as if I was about to expire.  Walking in the new city one fine late winter morning, weak from dysentery and generally feeling the aftermath of months of travel, I found myself holding a...