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  • 5th August 2015

    7 Days newspaper feature on G4G

    Great adventures don’t always mean personal, trivial pursuits. They can be helpful to more people too. Since 2001, the non-profit organisation Gulf For Good (G4G) has been organising physically challenging travels to support different charities worldwide, and has announced its 2016 calendar of challenges ...

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  • 24th May 2015

    Scoopnest features Everest Base Camp 2015 challenger

    One month on from the killer earthquake that ripped apart communities in Nepal, recovery work continues, but a return to normality remains distant for many. Taran Vernon, a mother of two in Dubai, was trapped in the chaos on a trip of a lifetime to Everest Base Camp. She described the “thundering ...

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  • 24th May 2015

    Everest Base Camp challenger recounts her story

    One month on from the killer earthquake that ripped apart communities in Nepal, recovery work continues, but a return to normality remains distant for many. Taran Vernon, a mother of two in Dubai, was trapped in the chaos on a trip of a lifetime to Everest Base Camp.

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  • 1st May 2015

    Dubai-based Nepal trekkers reunited with family

    Dubai-based Nepal trekkers reunited with family Eight members of the Gulf For Good (G4G) charity trek to the Everest Base Camp arrived in Dubai from quake-hit Nepal on Thursday night. The group was reunited family and friends and met with a hero’s welcome at the Terminal 2 of Dubai International ...

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  • 24th May 2015

    The National interview of Taran Vermon , the Everest Base Camp 2015 Challenger

    The challengers were on a 12-day trek to the Everest Base Camp at 5,545 metres when the tragedy happened. They were on their eighth trekking day and was en route to Labouche — Gorak Shep along the Khumbu Glacier when the 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck on Saturday.

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    Everest base camp challenger 2015 group returns Dubai Airport