Himalayas

The Last Shangri-La

As the passenger jetliner flew past eight of the ten highest mountains in the world, I knew I was in for an adventure. To my left, looking out the window of the plane, I could see Mt. Everest towering high above the other mountains. It seemed close enough to touch if I could only stretch out my hand and reach ...

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An Oasis of tranquility in the midst of Kathmandu

kathmandu, nepal – The traffic in Kathmandu can drive you nuts. It seems like no matter what time of the day you go out, there is always a traffic jam. The narrow streets of Kathmandu, combined with the motorcycles weaving in and out of traffic can easily set anyone’s nerves on edge. Combine that with the ever present cacophony of ...

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Running the Nepal Marathon to make a positive impact on children

There’s nothing quite like running downhill through a sprawling forest in the solitude and freedom of your own thoughts. Running the Nepal Marathon is just you and utter peace. Channelling your inner Tomb Raider as you leap over streams and dodge between the trees, it is only when you occasionally cross paths with another runner or happen across a water ...

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Sunrise over Sarangkot

                                    sarangkot hill, pokhara, nepal  “it’s just a 10 minute walk up to the tower,” says my guide Bharart Sunar as we started out in the dark, ascending to the top of Sarangkot Hill. This is popular place near Pokhara for many reasons, ...

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My month in Nepal. June, 2016

Although i came alone, i left with a lots of new friends and pleasant experiences which I will never forget. Initially my plan was to go there for volunteering to teach monks in a monastery - but i came back and got taught lots of new things from another culture and new sights of life... When i flew to Nepal ...