The Himalayas have always been a focal point for tourists around the globe and for mountaineers wishing to conquer the world’s highest peaks. However, in more recent times, they have also been in the limelight for an entirely different reason
In 2003, another Everest marathon was organized, the Tenzing Hillary Everest Marathon, and it is held every year on May 29 as part of the celebrations to commemorate the first conquest of Everest on May 29, 1953, by Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and Edmund Hillary.
The history of Nepal is a proud one; while the whole sub continent was being ravaged; conquered, and colonized by foreign invaders, Nepal continued to retain its sovereignty. One could say that Nepal has always been ruled by one of its own throughout recorded history.
He went to Jumla specifically. Now, this is as remote as it can get in Nepal. Jumla is from where trekkers start their journey to the enchanting Rara Lake in Mugu district. Rara is a lake of glacial origin and the largest in the country.
Once, not too long ago, rumors flew around about how Pokhara was destined to sink into the ground. It was only a matter of time. The reason for all the rumors was the fact that the city is built on land that has a river flowing beneath it, and that this river (Seti River)
Whether you’re on holiday or you live in Kathmandu it’s important to venture into the wider valley to stock up on fresh air and escape the city’s overflowing sites and sounds.
Three, long, months have passed since the Nepal suffered from the 7.9 magnitude earthquake on April 25, led to casualties in thousands. With deepest sympathy to the lost souls, but the pace of recovery is, however, an example to the resilience of Nepalese
It’s just a stretch of road between the Thapathali Bridge (that connects Kathmandu to Patan) and Pulchowk where Hotel Himalaya is situated, not a long stretch by any imagination, but it sure has a lot of boutiques and handicraft outlets.
Yoga is an all comprising lifestyle and philosophy that focuses on understanding and harmonizing your body and mind. It is neither a religion, nor just an alternative for a workout in the gym.
“I first came to Nepal some 18 years ago,” she recalls. That was when her husband (“who is a very active man”) had asked her to come pick him up from Kathmandu, which was where he had ended up after a mountain bike ride from Lhasa,
So many of the streets are dotted with local shaving joints. You seem not to notice them at first but when you’re on the look out you’ll realise that they’re everywhere.