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"We will start anew, return to climbing, and to our normal life. I too plan some expeditions this summer but they can wait. We can return to the mountains any time, but the search for missing lives can not be put on hold."
courtesy Yusuke Hirai

Yusuke Hirai from Japan: M5 quake part of "the normal" these days

Posted: Mar 28, 2011 01:24 am EDT

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(Yusuke Hirai) There is a proud collection of foreign correspondents at ExplorersWeb such Kyu Dam Lee reporting from South Korea, Karrar Haidri reporting from Pakistan and Yusuke Hirai reporting from Japan. This morning Japanese authorities called off a tsunami advisory after another quake (6.5-magnitude) hit off the country's northeast coast. In an open letter on March 17, Hiro Takeuchi told ExplorersWeb that Japan will rise again and in this report from last week (March 21), Yusuke Hirai agrees. Japan current: Yusuke's...

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