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As we delve into the fascinating traditions of honey hunting in the Himalayan heights, we encounter a peculiar and tantalizing chapter in the region’s honey stories: mad honey. This golden elixir, harvested from the same steep and rugged slopes that host honey hunting, adds an intriguing twist to the narrative, revealing not only its unique...
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Nestled within the cradle of the majestic Himalayas, where the air is crisp with the whispers of ancient stories and the very essence of nature dances through the mountain breeze, unfolds a captivating tradition that transcends time—the art of honey hunting in Nepal. Beyond the mere recounting of skilled hunters and daring ascents, this is...
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Countries all around the world have legends of hairy human-like animals that live in areas untouched by modern explorers. In Nepal and Tibet, this mythical figure is known as the yeti, from the Tibetan yeh (meaning ‘snow valley’) and teh (‘man’). You may also hear the name mehton kangmi, which translates as ‘abominable snowman’. According...
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Nepal boasts four UNESCO World Heritage Sites as of 2023, each representing a unique facet of the country’s cultural and natural heritage. Sagarmatha National Park, home to the towering Mount Everest, stands as a testament to Nepal’s awe-inspiring natural beauty, attracting trekkers and mountaineers from across the globe. The Kathmandu Valley, with its ancient temples,...
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The word “yoga” is pretty special. It comes from languages like Sanskrit and Nepali, and it actually means “to add” in those languages. In Nepal, it’s even used in math class to talk about addition. But yoga means more than just adding numbers together. It’s about connecting our inner selves with something bigger, like a...
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Nepal: A Climber’s Paradise – Easiest Peaks to Conquer” Nepal is a haven for climbers, catering to both seasoned mountaineers and beginners seeking an introduction to the world of ascent. Nestled within the Nepalese Himalayas lies an array of options that cater to all levels of expertise. With the mighty Himalayan range as its backdrop,...
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Nestled in the heart of Nepal, the picturesque city of Pokhara has long been revered as a paradise for nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts alike. With its breathtaking landscapes, serene lakes, and majestic mountains, Pokhara offers a truly enchanting experience that captivates the souls of all who visit. Situated at the foothills of the Annapurna...
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Kristin Harila is a Norwegian mountaineer working on her way to setting a new world record after Nirmal Purja for climbing 14 peaks above 8000 meters in under 6 months again in 2023 under her new project “She Moves Mountain”. Under this project, she has completed the ascents of 9 eight-thousanders, Shishapangma, Cho Oyo, Makalu, Kanchenjunga, Everest,...
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April is one of the most favorable months for trekking in the Nepal Himalayas. Everest Base Camp Trek in April offers you some of the best views on the route. April is the month when the spring season is at its peak, and vibrant and colorful wildflowers fill the mountains and valleys. The days become...
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EQUIPMENT CHECKLIST This list is a general guide to the things we might take on a trek. Our list will vary depending on the kind of walking we want to do, on the terrain, weather conditions and time of year. The key to packing light is to take clothing or equipment that can fulfill more...
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