Nepal’s female climbers blaze trails for their gender Sunday, April 17th, 2016

KATHMANDU, (AFP): When a deadly avalanche hit Mount Everest a year ago, Pasang Lhamu Sherpa Akita, one of the few Nepali women with expertise in climbing the world's highest peaks, headed straight there to help. A gifted mountaineer who had summited Everest by the age of 22, she is part of a new..

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Shelter for tourists constructed at Thorang pass Saturday, April 16th, 2016

MUSTANG: Good news for tourists on trekking expedition in the Round-Annapurna Trekking Route. A temporary shelter has been constructed at the Thorang pass that lies on the route. The shelter has been constructed at a cost of four million rupees contributed by the District Development Committee..

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How to experience Nepal’s Mustang, a former Himalayan kingdom Monday, March 28th, 2016

By Andrea Oschetti, (CNN): As Prince Harry's well documented Nepal visit nears the end, the spotlight has been refocused on this beautiful Himalayan country as it continues to recover from April 2015's catastrophic earthquake. For many travelers, reaching Nepal's Mustang region is like arriving at..

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Mt Everest with many pits and fissures Sunday, March 27th, 2016

SOLUKHUMBU: Mt Everest, the world's tallest mountain has been found with many pits and fissures borne out of the April 25 Gorkha earthquake. The revelation was made by icefall doctors who were mobilized to set the path rolling for mountaineers setting off to climb the mountain, also known as..

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Miuro appointed as Friendship Ambassador

KATHMANDU: Yuichiro Miura, a well-known alpinist, skier and adventurer, has been appointed as Friendship Ambassador on the occasion of 60th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between Nepal and Japan. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan appointed her with the coordination of..

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Nepal extends Everest climbing permits after quake, avalanche Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016

By Binaj Gurubacharya, KATHMANDU, (AP): Climbers turned back from Mount Everest by a deadly earthquake and avalanche last year will be able to attempt to scale the world’s tallest peak again this year or next without paying new permit fees, Nepal said Tuesday. The April 25 earthquake killed..

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Everest climbers stopped by quake can try again Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

KATHMANDU, (AP): Climbers turned back from Mount Everest by a deadly earthquake and avalanche last year will be able to attempt to scale the world’s tallest peak again this year or next without paying new permit fees, Nepal said Tuesday. The April 25 earthquake killed thousands of people across..

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Travel Guide: Kathmandu, Nepal Monday, February 29th, 2016

Kathmandu the capital of Nepal is a large sprawling city located in a mountainous valley within the Himalaya’s. Due to it’s large size, the city is not easy to navigate on foot, but cars and rickshaws can easily be hired (don’t forget to haggle). Traffic is crazy, the streets are dirty and..

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‘Ice doctors’ return to Everest for spring

KATHMANDU, (AFP): Nepal’s experienced “ice doctors” were preparing today to return to Everest to ready the mountain for the upcoming climbing season, almost one year after a huge earthquake triggered a deadly avalanche. Eight of the mountaineers and their support teams were performing..

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Mountain museum drawing attraction of researchers Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

POKHARA: The International Mountain Museum based in Pokhara Sub-metropolis has become a centre of prime attraction especially for researchers interested in mountain tourism of late. The museum constructed by Nepal Mountaineering Association at the cost of around Rs 113.5 million is increasingly..

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First nat’l meet of home stay operators Thursday, February 11th, 2016

KAWASOTI: The first three-day national meet of home stay operators from across the country is to be held from 19 February at Tharu Home Stay Village of Amaltari in Nawalparasi district. Chairman of Amaltari Tharu Home Stay Prem Shankar Mardaniya said that as high as 300 registered home stay..

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Nepal Tribe Gathering Monday, February 8th, 2016

Traveling thirty-six hours is an arduous task even when things go as planned. When we boarded our flight in Denver, I was prepared for the long haul. What I didn’t know was our flight would be delayed in Denver for over an hour, causing a cascade of missed connections and reroutes in its wake…..

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On road to Mt Everest Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

Ever since George Mallory’s expeditions in the early 1920s and Edmund Hillary-Tensing Norgay’s successful summit in 1953, Mount Everest has captivated thousands of passionate mountaineers. While climbing Everest still remains an impossible dream for most, trekking to the Everest base camp has..

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Trekking Nepal: Get your boots on for charity in heaven on earth Sunday, January 17th, 2016

-By Mark Graham: Time works differently in Nepal. Coming in to land, I find it odd adjusting my clock by five hours and an unusual 45 minutes. Winding through the streets, lanes and squares of Kathmandu, however, this kink in the space-time continuum becomes palpable. Century-worn cobbled alleys..

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