Missing Himalayas hiker returns to Taiwan

The China Post
Date: May 3, 2017

TAIPEI — A Taiwanese trekker who went missing for 47 days in the Himalayas and

Liang Sheng-yue, sitting, is surrounded by camera upon his arrival at the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport on Tuesday, May 2. (CNA)

saw his girlfriend die there returned to Taiwan on Tuesday after recovering in a hospital in Nepal.

Liang Sheng-yue (梁聖岳) appeared weak and tired on arrival at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport and did not respond to questions from reporters.

The 21-year-old and his girlfriend, Liu Chen-chun (劉宸君), 18, arrived in Nepal from India in late February and began their trek in early March.

According to Liang, the couple encountered heavy snow on the third day of their journey, and they fell off a cliff while trying to get down the mountain to find shelter and were unable to climb up again.    [FULL  STORY]

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