What You Need to Know About Visiting Mustang in Winter
10 Jun 2018

What You Need to Know About Visiting Upper Mustang in Winter

Mustang is a dream destination for many. Wide landscapes, mystic ancient monasteries and caves where monks are kept in hiding for years – Mustang has it all. Until 1992 it kept its borders closed, not allowing foreigners to enter the forbidden kingdom. Since then, tours to Upper Mustang are possible,

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Trekking with a Child in the Nepali Himalayas
28 Mar 2017

Trekking with a Child in the Nepali Himalayas

After having lived in Nepal for more than four years, last November we finally found the time to do our first “real” trek: The Poon Hill trek. Now that my daughter was six years old, I could not find any more excuses not to go, and so we set off

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Hike from Panauti to Namo Buddha
11 Jan 2017

Hike from Panauti to Namo Buddha

Namo Buddha is the third most important religious site for Buddhists in Nepal. Hence, it has a special charm. Walking there from the small village of Panauti can be as a small pilgrimage of its own. Panauti, the starting point can be reach in about two hour by public bus

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True Adventure on the Trisuli River
15 Dec 2016

True Adventure on the Trisuli River

I have to admit: until last year I was not interested in white-water rafting in Nepal. I have done tours in Europe and have even worked as a white-water kayaking teacher myself. But I did not think I would really enjoy a trip on the river here. What changed my

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