Mark Twight Apparently Was Also Experiencing Hallucinations...

Posted on: November 7, 2007


Editor's Note: This post is in reference to the November 5, 2007 Readers' Blog, "Hidden Luxuries of Nanga Parbat."

advertisement

Mark Twight apparently was also experiencing hallucinations (or just a bad memory) as he appears to have confused two passages from Snow in the Kingdom.

It was a Burger King truck that I saw in the village of Kodari, on the Nepalese side of the Friendship Bridge in 1988, as our Everest Kangshung Face expedition prepared to cross over into Tibet (see photo on Page 234 of Snow in the Kingdom)—and of my "real" hallucination, that was religious, not mundane, and is described on page 437 of the book.

Here at Alpinist, our small editorial staff works hard to create in-depth stories that are thoughtfully edited, thoroughly fact-checked and beautifully designed. Please consider supporting our efforts by subscribing.


Post a Comment

Login with your username and password below.
New User? Here's what to do.



Forgot your username or password?