Popping Corks Everywhere

A global partygoer's guide

KATMANDU, NEPAL Climbing Mount Everest On New Year's Eve, a hardy band will camp at a 12,900-ft.-high monastery and dance with local Sherpas --$2,050, plus airfare --At least 30 expected

IN AND AROUND MALAYSIA Parachute Jumps In an event promoted by the Malaysian government, sky divers will fly to the South Pole for the first of five jumps --$4 million to stage --23 divers

DIOMEDE ISLANDS, RUSSIA AND THE U.S. A Stroll Across The Date Line With snowshoes, adventurers will walk between the islands --$12,000 for the tour --3 signed up so far

THE PACIFIC OCEAN Double Take at The...

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