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  • Respecting the Earth through Experiential Learning and Adventure

    Jackie Taylor

    Respecting the Earth through Experiential Learning and Adventure by Jackie Taylor When I was young, there was no internet and no social media.  ‘Social media’ meant actually meeting up with your friends in the light British evenings or summer holidays to build a tree house, cycle

    Apr.05.2018
  • Seeing Manang through the Eyes of a Local

    Helen O’Gorman

    Seeing Manang through the Eyes of a Local by Helen O’Gorman For those of us who may never see Tibet, one high corner of Nepal is preserving Tibetan Buddhist culture beautifully. Buddhists don’t celebrate Dashain (although they do, Tihar), and at this time of year, a friend and

    Apr.04.2018
  • Choosing the Less Trodden Path

    Sambid Bilas Pant

    Choosing the Less Trodden Path Words and Photos: Sambid Bilas Pant We reached the Manakamana Temple at Dalchowki early in the evening. As the sun peaked high above us and gently dissolved behind the green hills and wide-open landscapes, we were in a state of dilemma

    Apr.04.2018
  • Finding Inspiration Aplenty in an Enchanted Land

    Gordon Davidson

    Finding Inspiration Aplenty in an Enchanted Land by Gordon Davidson As a Scottish artist, I had an interest in painting mountains from an early age. I developed my style of painting using a limited color scheme to capture the moody, atmospheric mountains on the west coast of

    Apr.04.2018
  • In the Footprints of the Guerillas

    Amar B. Shrestha

    In the Footprints of the Guerillas By Amar B. Shrestha Here is an excerpt from the timeline of the Nepalese Civil War, mostly related to incidents that occurred in western Nepal. It makes for interesting reading, to say the least. 1996, February: In addition to other police

    Apr.04.2018
  • A Temple in the Jungle, a Temple to Memory

    Evangeline Neve

    A Temple in the Jungle, a Temple to Memory by Evangeline Neve There were many memorable moments during the recent visit I made to Temple Tiger, the venerable resort now located on the outskirts of Chiwan National Park. Some of these include multiple close encounters with animals (more

    Apr.04.2018
  • Beyond Dakshinkali: A Fascinating Ridge Walk out of the Valley

    Dinesh Rai

    Beyond Dakshinkali: A Fascinating Ridge Walk out of the Valley by Dinesh Rai For those who love to get out of the city and head up the hills, the outskirts of Kathmandu Valley present endless possibilities for hikers, and all one needs to do is search

    Apr.04.2018
  • The Seen and the Unseen in Yala Lyaku

    Prawash Gautam

    The Seen and the Unseen in Yala Lyaku by Prawash Gautam Perceval Landon, the British writer, journalist, and traveler, visited Patan in the 1920s and was enamored by its beauty. “As an ensemble the Durbar Square in Patan probably remains as the most picturesque collection of

    Mar.06.2018
  • Barbara Didi & Me

    Michael Gill

    Barbara Didi & Me by Michael Gill Barbara Adams and I were friends for more than 30 years until her death in Kathmandu in April 2016, two days shy of her 85th birthday.  She was 13 years my senior; I called her Barbara Didi.  Wags

    Mar.06.2018
  • Unforgettable Miss Hawley

    Dinesh Rai

    Unforgettable Miss Hawley by Dinesh Rai “You go to your hotel, and as you are checking in, the phone is ringing, and the man behind the desk says, ‘Hawley wants to talk to you.’ You’ve barely put your bags down,” American mountaineer, Ed Viesturs, to Outside Magazine.

    Mar.06.2018
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