Man on a Rooftop in Menang, Nepal, 1999
I was ill the night before with a high fever and upset body. While my friends took a hike, I sat around feeling weak but relieved that the cipro was working. In a couple of days we would be heading over the nearly 18,000 foot Thorong La pass. From the rooftop where we were camping in Menang, I heard the rumbling sound of an avalanche and looked over but instead of seeing the avalanche I noticed this man looking at me. I picked up my camera and took his photo as he continued to calmly watch me. In my self-absorbed mind he was thinking, "That's what you get for drinking the water."