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  • David Platt: Impacted by burning bodies
    David Platt: Burning bodies impact Radical leader
    The sight of burning bodies on funeral pyres in Nepal had a dramatic impact on former megachurch pastor David Platt and influenced him to change jobs, according to a speech he made on the Radical website. Platt had been hiking several days through...
  • Nepal’s Kathmandu Valley
    Trekking Nepal’s Kathmandu Valley
    One of the most overlooked regions for the traveler is Nepal’s Kathmandu Valley. Few people trek across this region not knowing the rich history and culture that this area has to offer. From the capital city of Kathmandu to the ancient city...
  • Manakamana
    'Manakamana' actually makes people watching pretty darn cinematic
    There's a reason so many of flock to the art form that is the cinema. It's usually to be entertained and transported into a story for our amusement, but that's not all. It can also challenge us and give us perspectives on things that...
  • Selena Gomez visits Nepal as UNICEF ambassador
    Selena Gomez visits Nepal as UNICEF ambassador
    Selena Gomez has diverted attention away from her personal life by going overseas on a charity mission. She says she was moved and inspired by her recent trip to Nepal on behalf of UNICEF, as reported byUS Weekly on May 30, 2014. Gomez has been a...
  • Man survives 70 foot fall in Nepal
    Man survives 70 foot fall in Nepal
    Hiking solo in Nepal a man fell 70 feet and survived.John All, an associate geography professor at Western Kentucky University, was collecting snow samples on Mount Himlung in the Himalayas when he fell 70 feet into a crevasse.All and his team are...
  • Welcome To The Worlds Highest Trash Heap
    Welcome To The Worlds Highest Trash Heap
    That's right Mt.Everest is now being considered a garbage dump. It seems that some 4000 people who have scaled the mountain since Sir Edmund Hillary are not picking up after themselves. Nepal which is getting ready for the trekking season to...
  • Nepalese police in riot gear keep watch in Kathmandu on 10 March 2014
    Tibetans have been arrested in Nepal
    Tensions arose between Tibetans and police in Nepal recently during the 55th anniversary of the 1959 rebellion against China’s rule in Tibet. On Monday nine Tibetans were arrested in Nepal for anti-China activities, reported the Tibet Sun on...
  • Mt. Everest trash
    Mt. Everest trash: Unbelievable amounts of litter are trashing our highest peak
    Mt. Everest trash is piling up, and Nepali officials at Everest base camps are sick of the litterbug climbers. As the simple rule of physics says – What goes up must come down.According to a March 4 reports from The Associated Press, as...
  • Bringing progress to Paradise
    Bringing Progress to Paradise
    Bringing Progress to Paradise is an adventure and trekking story with a humanistic touch. The author is an experienced climber, world-wideadventurer,and former attorney with aM. Div.who addresses the perplexing dichotomy between Capitalist...
  • 'Finding Bigfoot' goes to Nepal
    The 'Finding Bigfoot' crew goes to Nepal to hunt the 'Yeti'
    The Dec. 29 episode of "Finding Bigfoot" on Animal Planet was a two-hour special filmed in Nepal. The scenery was exotic, but the topography seemed exhausting even to the viewer who watched the team trek the step and perilous terrain in...
  • Archaeologists Robin Coningham (left) and Kosh Prasad Acharya direct excavations within the Maya Devi Temple, uncovering a series of ancient temples contemporary with the Buddha. Thai monks meditate.
    Era of Buddha’s birth confirmed by archaeological evidence
    Robin Coningham of Durham University in the United Kingdom and Kosh Prasad Acharya of the Pashupati Area Development Trust in Nepal presented new archaeological evidence of the birth of the Buddha in the sixth century BCE in the Nov. 25, 2013,...
  • Dark Summit
    Dark Summit - another look at hiking Everest
    Where else in the civilized world would forty people walk past a dying man and not make every effort to try to save him? Or any effort?Nick Heil in this gripping story attempts to explain how something like this could happen. You might even be...
  • Haiti cholera outbreak
    UN infects 700k Haitians with Cholera...Claims immunity from Wrongdoing
    Haitians are suing the UN over their bringing cholera to the tiny island nation through UN peacekeepers from Nepal. So far, 700,000 Haitians have contracted cholera, with 8,500 deaths. The UN claims it has immunity from prosecution. Prior to the...
  •  Daisy Karen Wood, 37, of Evesham, United Kingdom, is arrested by Nepali police as she tries to protest in front of the Chinese Embassy in Kathmandu
    Nepalese police have arrested a former RTYC member
    Tibetans have been deeply concerned about pressure on Nepal by China to crack down on Tibetan activists. Phayul.com reported on Sept. 1, 2013, "Former Kathmandu RTYC member arrested." A previous member of the Regional Tibetan Youth...
  • Nepal’s government announced this week on International Tiger Day that its tiger population has increased 64% since 2009.
    Bengal tiger population on the rise in Nepal
    Nepal’s government announced this week on International Tiger Day that its tiger population has increased 64% since the last survey in 2009.The survey showed an increase among those tigers living in Nepal’s state parks to an estimated...