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The courage and endurance of the Langtangpa

Hanging new prayer flags near the old chorten and the newer post-earthquake Memorial Wall in Langtang village on the final…

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It’s yarsa-picking time

The yarsa gumba harvesting season this year coincides with the coronavirus scare  and as rumours spread about its supposed medicinal properties,…

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Declaring an emergency

Photo : GOPEN RAI/NT ARCHIVE The Sagarmatha National Sambaad held this week was a dress rehearsal for a bigger international…

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The Climate Smart Great Himalayan Trek

Apa Sherpa making way to a high pass in the higher sections of the Great Himalayan Trail. Photo: HIMALAYAN CLIMATE…

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Manang: Mountains, magical alpenglow, and a mosaic of festivals

A land of famed trekking trails, hidden caves, vibrant culture, and humble gompas. Read the full story on The Kathmandu…

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Lifetime experience on Pikey Peak

All Photos : MANISH PAUDEL It is a truism in tourism of the Himalaya that the closer we get to…

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Yak Attack: Single Track Edition

All Photos: FLAWSONE PICTURES Reigning 3-time winner, and current 3-time 24-Hour Mountain Bike Race World Champion, Cory Wallace, defends his…