Nepal: Beyond the Himalayan Mountains

Nepal, a small landlocked country between India and China, is a world hub for mountaineers. The country of Mt. Everest (Sagarmatha) hosts 8 of the top 10 tallest peaks in the world. The famous ranges of Himalayas, Annapurna and Dhaulagiri dominate the Nepal landscape. Nepal however, has much more to offer than a shot atContinue reading “Nepal: Beyond the Himalayan Mountains”

Riding up the Manakamana Cable Car

The Manakamana Temple is the sacred place of the Hindu Goddess Bhagwati, an incarnation of Parvati in Nepal. The word ‘mana’ means heart and ‘kamana’ means wish. The Temple is around 1302 mts above sea level and can be reached only by a cable car which overlooks the entire valley. It is one of theContinue reading “Riding up the Manakamana Cable Car”

Face to Face – Mt. Everest

I am 24, slim built, with low HB level. Climbing Mt. Everest is a farfetched dream. Hell, seeing it up close is also like building castles in the air! I travelled to Nepal on a family trip and there is where I learnt that one can go see Mt. Everest (Sagarmatha, as it is knownContinue reading “Face to Face – Mt. Everest”