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  • The Lamjura 'Trial'

    Paribesh Pradhan

    Trekking the Great Himalaya Trails tests your endurance, no doubt, but what you get in return makes everything worth the effort.  It was during this time of the year that I started to walk the Great Himalaya Trails (GHT). More than three years have passed now, and

  • Mountain High

    The top signifier that you are in the Everest region is not the prayer flags strewn at every possible nook, or the cryptic looking mane stones with Buddhist chants sculpted on their face. It is, instead, upon hearing and asking the question, ‘How high are we?’—with recurring frequency and bated

  • A Million Blue Hues

    Trek to Rara Lake, where you’ll be bedazzled by the sublime beauty of the crystal clear waters on which dances a million blue hues. Often in moonless nights, it comes alive,” said the short-statured Gurung man we shared the bonfire with. He pointed at the clear sky above, and

  • In the Midst of Mountains

    Anuj D. Adhikary

    Trekking to the mountains is always as challenging as it is beautiful. Whether that switched between idyllic sunshine, relentless rain, or a whiteout snowfall, every grueling step in our trek to the Himalayas was worth it. Trepidations of embarking to high altitudes was thrown into thin air as the night