In April 1999, John Silvester arrived in western Nepal with cameraman Al Hughes to attempt the first-ever vol-bivouac crossing of western Nepal. With a tandem glider for transport and the remote, hostile Himalayan peaks as company. The first part of the diary was published in Cross Country magazine issue 66. This film of the trip, From Nowhere to the Middle of Nowhere, went on to win numerous awards and is a paragliding classic.
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