The final chapter in our epic "Preparing for a Nepal Trek" series......altitude!!!! Can you prepare for it? Here's what you need to know about trekking at high altitude in the Nepal Himalayas...
Lugging a tripod on a trek like the Manaslu Circuit in Nepal has to have some payback.From a camp en route to the Larkya La, it was a particularly clear and chilly night and at around 4000 metres there's no light pollution and very little air pollution.....so....point.....press.......wait and bingo!When I say it was chilly it … Continue reading Star Tracks: Manaslu Himalaya – Nepal
This Marvel Comic Book Hero movie features some “strange and exotic” locations filmed in Nepal. Is Kathmandu about to see an influx of Cosplay fans taking “selfies”in their Superhero outfits at the various locations? Let’s take a closer look at the Doctor Strange movie locations. Kathmandu and beyond.
After suffering earthquake damage, at last the great Stupa of Bouddha has been repaired and restored to all its former glory. Here's an introduction and a few images of the great Stupa of Bouddha on the outskirts of Kathmandu.
At 5360 metres (17, 585 feet) Gokyo Ri is one of the classic view points in Nepal to see Everest. As well as a more distant Makalu. Throw in Lhotse and there's three 8,000 metre giants. Not bad eh? I guess the thing is how do you get there? More importantly perhaps, what will you see?
This is why the world's most respected guide book publisher-Lonely Planet- has selected Nepal as "Best Value Destination" for 2017. Not only that, Lonely Planet also says Nepal is Top Ten in "Best in Travel" too. Nepal also has the "three F's" too. What are these three F's?.....
An ethereal start to the morning in the Everest region of Nepal. The days trek en route to Everest Base Camp was in the clouds, but as usual the peaks of the Himalayas are above the cloud base. A quick break in the cloud cover fortuitously revealed a snow covered giant and luckily a hill … Continue reading Himalaya