Mount Kailash—‘The Center of the Universe’

mount kailash tibetIt is the center of the world, according to ancient texts. Four of the world’s mightiest rivers, Indus (also known as Sindhu in India), Sutlej, Brahmaputra (Yarlung Tsang-po in Tibetan), and Karnali (the Ganges’ largest tributary) all originate within a 30-mile radius around this site located in far-western Tibet. Continue reading

From Beijing to Kathmandu: The Ultimate Himalayan Adventure

Our journey started on a spring day in May when we took the plane bound for Beijing. A stopover and a couple of naps later, we were there.

Our visit started in Beijing and turned into the ultimate journey possible in this part of the world – a true Himalayan adventure of monasteries, mountains and spiritual discoveries. Continue reading