TRAIL RUNNING Most of us may not have even heard of ‘Trail Running’. So, before we get started on the Manaslu Ultra race, let’s understand a bit more about what this is. Trail running is basically a long race divided into different stages, and takes several days to finish. The special feature of trail Read more
Once a forbidden kingdom of Lo, Upper Mustang holds a separate charm that no other trek in Nepal has. The trek to Upper Mustang offers a unique experience, from a walk through the villages forgotten by time, inaccessible sky caves, to eroded but colorful cliffs, and a vast terrain of empty silent deserts. UPPER Read more
“Because it’s there.” This was the answer by George Mallory, an English mountaineer, when he was asked why he wanted to climb Mount Everest. He further explained- “Everest is the highest mountain in the world, and no man has reached its summit. Its existence is a challenge. The answer is instinctive, a part, I Read more
Traveling to Nepal whether for trekking, adventure sports or just for the holidays to explore the culture and witness the festivals, it is always interesting to learn facts about this place, leaving you wanting to know more, or leaving you scratching your head in utter bewilderment! So, here are 30 of the most interesting Read more
Many find great pleasure in trekking in the Himalayas. To reach a great destination feels liberating but equally important is the journey and the company along the way. Meeting new and interesting people on the trek is fun but that feeling can quickly disappear into the thin air of the Himalayas when a fellow Read more
Nepal is home to a number of world class trekking routes, offering adventurous journeys in the Himalayas. And thousands of trekkers visit this landlocked country each year to pursue that dream of finding and living their own adventure. But people need to remember this as well; adventure has its own set of dangers, especially Read more
Trekkers and mountaineers will be delighted to hear about internet service at the base camps of Everest (8848m) and Ama Dablam (6856m) in Khumbu and the base camp of Annapurna (8091m) in central Nepal. Everest Link, an internet service provider started up their service in the Khumbu region with their services reaching villages of Read more
Are you interested to know some very interesting facts about the stunning Annapurna Mountain? Well then, read on! The glaciers of Annapurna feed the rivers in the region turning the landscapes at the lower elevation into fertile land filled with lush green forests rich in wildlife and vegetation. Hence, the mountain was bestowed with Read more
Nepal is bestowed with natural beauty and amazing terrain that is just perfect for rough backyard play for adventure sports enthusiasts. One such sport is whitewater rafting and kayaking in any of the numerous raging rivers here. Every year, to promote whitewater rafting (especially Kayaking) in Nepal, there is an annual event held, that goes by the name Read more
One of the treks nearer to Kathmandu is the short Langtang Valley trek. Even though it’s short, it sees fewer trekkers unlike the ever-popular Everest and Annapurna treks, which see thousands of trekkers every year. There is a simple story as to how Langtang got its name which goes something like this – a long Read more
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Life at a slower pace...30 May 2014
Life is at a slower pace for most of us in this part of the world. No one is in a particular hurry. When you s...
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Bon: A Unique Religion and Culture in the Himalayas...
Bon is believed to be an indigenous religion of Tibet which followed its people when they migrated in the Himalayas of N...