• Trekking in Langtang: To Conquer the Unconquered

    Trekking in Langtang: To Conquer the Unconquered

    Trekking in Langtang: To Conquer the Unconquered As much as it is a journey that tests your physical boundaries, it is also about self-revelation that brings your philosophical side to the fore. Trekking the Langtang hills was all about gaining new insights and discovering new truths for a young Chinese girl during her exciting exploration of

  • The Climb

    The Climb

    The Climb  Fulfilling a boyhood dream took courage, determination, and endurance, but he did it, and it made him a better man.  Climbing a 6000-meter mountain may be an easy task for people like the hardy Sherpas, but for regular guys like you, me, and the writer of this piece, it is a monumental challenge!

  • Bhratang, the Apple Heaven

    Bhratang, the Apple Heaven

      Bhratang, the Apple Heaven   En route to Manang from Chame, there is a small village called Bhratang, a veritable apple heaven. Dibesh Dangol interviewed Samraj Gurung, Chairman of Agro Manang, to know more about Bhratang, the apple farm, and Farmhouse, a resort besides the farm. Can you tell me something about Bhratang

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  • Buried in the Sky

    Buried in the Sky

    Amar B. Shrestha

    Buried in the Sky by Peter Zuckerman and Amanda Padoan, published by W. W. Norton & Company The blurb on the cover, ‘The Extraordinary Story of the Sherpa Climbers on K2’s Deadliest Day’ says it all. Well, not quite, actually. ‘Buried in the Sky’ is more

    Nov.08.2017
  • Neglected but Nutritious

    Neglected but Nutritious

    Sanjib Chaudhary

    Neglected but Nutritious Airkanchan, a delicious dish of taro leaves from Nepal’s southern plains  This description of a rarely sampled delicacy will make you curious and hungry! We often tend to neglect nutritious veggies and term them ‘a poor man’s food’. One such green vegetable

    Nov.03.2017
  • An Elaborate Ritual called Marriage

    An Elaborate Ritual called Marriage

    Shreeya Shrestha

    An Elaborate Ritual called Marriage  A new step for a new life, and thus having the greatest significance for both men and women. Marriage is that special occasion where we decide to spend our whole life with another person, through both the ups and the downs

    Nov.03.2017
  • Learning From the Past, Aiming High Today

    Learning From the Past, Aiming High Today

    Svati Garg

      Learning From the Past, Aiming High Today An organization is only as good as its leader, and there is no doubt that he is one of the best in the country, but he has a massive responsibility on his shoulders today. As the flag

    Nov.03.2017
  • Trekking in Langtang: To Conquer the Unconquered

    Trekking in Langtang: To Conquer the Unconquered

    Xie Jiaxin (Katherina)

    Trekking in Langtang: To Conquer the Unconquered As much as it is a journey that tests your physical boundaries, it is also about self-revelation that brings your philosophical side to the fore. Trekking the Langtang hills was all about gaining new insights and discovering new truths

    Nov.03.2017
  • Nowhere else but in Hadigaun!

    Nowhere else but in Hadigaun!

    Amar B. Shrestha

      Nowhere else but in Hadigaun! It is a strange phenomenon, one must say—Hadigaun, a remnant of yesteryears, in a well-urbanized locality of cosmopolitan Kathmandu. One can presume that very soon it will be just another typical urban center. Right now, however, it still has some

    Nov.03.2017
  • Taking the Long View

    Taking the Long View

    Evangeline Neve

    Taking the Long View His journey of exploration and discovery to a far-off Himalayan kingdom resulted in his becoming a part of its history.  Nepal in decades past as seen through the eyes of one of its faithful culture recorders. Wolfgang Korn is probably best

    Nov.03.2017
  • The Climb

    The Climb

    Anuj Pandey

    The Climb  Fulfilling a boyhood dream took courage, determination, and endurance, but he did it, and it made him a better man.  Climbing a 6000-meter mountain may be an easy task for people like the hardy Sherpas, but for regular guys like you, me, and the

    Nov.03.2017