Cris on Nepal trek in memory of dad; CHARITY: City man will open schoolhouse to honour brave Gurkha soldiers.Byline: Alun Thorne
A BIRMINGHAM man is to make an emotional pilgrimage pilgrimage
Journey to a shrine or other sacred place undertaken to gain divine aid, as an act of thanksgiving or penance, or to demonstrate devotion. Medieval Christian pilgrims stayed at hospices set up specifically for pilgrims, and on their return trip they wore on their to open a schoolhouse built in Nepal with money raised by his father in honour of Gurkha soldiers.
Industrial agent Cris Maxim could have been forgiven for sitting at home licking Licking, river, c.320 mi (515 km) long, rising in E Ky. and flowing NW to the Ohio River opposite Cincinnati; the North and South Forks are its chief tributaries. his wounds after being made redundant in February, but this month he and his sister Miriam will set off on a fourweek trip to Nepal. They will be trekking the Gorkha region, which boasts some of the most breathtaking breath·tak·ing
1. Inspiring or exciting: a breathtaking view; a breathtaking ride.
2. Astonishing; astounding: breathtaking insensitivity. scenery in the world.
Cris, who is half Gurkha on his mother's side, has a very special reason to make sure he reaches journey's end For other uses see Journey's End (disambiguation)
Journey's End is the seventh and most famous play by R. C. Sherriff. First performed in 1928, it is set in the trenches at Saint-Quentin, France, in 1918, and gives a brief glimpse into the experiences of .
His English father, Harry, who died eight years ago, served as an Army officer in the Gurkha regiment
The money raised was used to build schoolhouses in their home villages, Singla and Rahu, one of which Cris will be opening.
Cris is also using the trip to raise funds for the next phase of the project and Cancer Research
Off to see the world: Cris Maxim is to trek around Nepal in memory of his late dad.