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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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The majesty of the Nepal Himalayas has captivated mountaineers and adventurers for centuries. Among the world’s highest peaks, these towering giants have long been celebrated for their challenging climbs and breathtaking beauty. However, in recent years, a debate has emerged that challenges the traditional notion of how many 8,000-meter peaks exist in this awe-inspiring region....
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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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Trekking in the picturesque landscapes of Nepal is an unforgettable experience, thanks in part to the exceptional service provided by guides and porters. Showcasing your appreciation through tipping is a cherished tradition in the country and a way to build strong bonds with the locals. Let’s delve into the art of tipping and discover how...
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Kristin Harila, Tenjen Sherpa
In a truly extraordinary and unprecedented feat, Norwegian climber Kristin Harila, aged 37, and her Nepali guide Tenjen Sherpa, aged 35, have achieved the unimaginable by conquering all 14 of the world’s highest peaks, each soaring above 8,000 meters. This remarkable accomplishment, known as the “Fastest 14 Peaks” challenge, culminated with the successful ascent of...
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14 Highest Mountains in the World There are only 14 mountains in the world which are over 8000m / 26247ft above sea level.They are known as the ‘eight-thousanders’. These mountains are all located in theHimalayan and Karakoram mountain ranges – across Nepal, Tibet (China) and Pakistan. The 14 highest mountains in the world, in order...
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