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The forgotten locals behind Everest’s trekking industry

The forgotten locals behind Everest’s trekking industry

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The most beautiful people wear their hearts on their sleeves, and their soul in their smiles. Those People faces many challenges – poverty, unemployment, poor education, the threat of earthquakes, unsatisfactory healthcare – but, despite it all, they live from a place of peace, harmony, mutual respect and smiles.          For many, climbing Everest is high

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Nepali Khukuri/ Kukri

Nepali Khukuri/ Kukri

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“It is better to die then to be a coward” famous quotation on Gurkha (The bravest of the braves legendary soldiers from the mountains of Nepal with Khukuri. What is Khukuri / Kukri? Khukuri/Kukri is Nepalese knife with inwardly curved leaf shaped blade with thickness at the spine. It is used as both tool and

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Gold rush for Nepal’s ‘Himalayan Viagra’

Gold rush for Nepal’s ‘Himalayan Viagra’

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Nepalese trade in a libido-boosting fungus is booming but experts warn over-exploitation could destroy ecosystem. Siwang, Nepal – An $11bn gold rush is under way in the remote highlands of Nepal to exploit the world’s most valuable fungus fabled for its aphrodisiac and medicinal properties. Trade in Yarsagumba – dubbed the “Himalayan Viagra” for its supposed libido-boosting

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Year 2018 steers a new Trajectory in the International Visitor Arrivals

Year 2018 steers a new Trajectory in the International Visitor Arrivals

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Nepal Tourism Board Press release on annual arrival of International Visitors in 2018 The tourism sector of Nepal enjoyed a phenomenal growth in international tourist arrivals to Nepal in 2018. The consistent and upward momentum continued throughout the year and the annual arrival figures have reached well above the one million mark. According to the

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My very first visit to Tansen, Palpa

My very first visit to Tansen, Palpa

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Kiran Khadka, shares his visit to historical Newari town Tansen, Palpa Last August, I had a chance to visit Palpa as a part of Tourist Guide training program. It was an external tour (outside Kathmandu valley) organized by Nepal Academy of Tourism and Hotel Management (NATHM) as the preparation for future Tour Guides. I was

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Nepal makes Wanderlust’s list of top 15 places to visit in 2019

Nepal makes Wanderlust’s list of top 15 places to visit in 2019

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Wanderlust hot list: The top 15 places you need to visit in 2019 Japan North-west France Jordan Greenland Silk road – Tajikistan Fiji Argentina Belize Georgia Colombia Bulgaria Rwanda India Nepal Mexico Take a look at what it wrote over Nepal: Why it’s hot: Explore a conservation success story. We say: With news that since 1970 humanity