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Schoolies Alternative Adveture

AUSTRALIA | Fri, 3 Feb 2017 | By jemma_scott | Views [1235] | Video

Life after school; a time to reflect on twelve years of friendships; made and lost, of hard work and unquestionable bouts of procrastination, and what felt like prolonged drudgery in those last remaining months. High school is a truly memorable ... Read more >

Tags: adventure travel, gap year, group travel, himalayas, leavers, nepal, schoolies, sherpa, trekking, volunteering

Himalayas - A Journey Through Challenges

INDIA | Mon, 22 Feb 2016 | By prakhartripathi | Views [456]

A Journey Through Challenges  Marking the end of teenage and welcoming the twenties, both being special occasions called for a big and special celebration. What was common here was the factor “special” but what changed on my 20th ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, astrophotography, himalayas, milky way, mountains, nature, snow storm, sunsets, travelling, trekking

Photos: The hermit kingdom cont'd

NEPAL | Tue, 17 Nov 2015 | By finally | Photo Gallery

This week we were in Pokhara, the "base camp" town 8 hours west of Kathmandu in the heart of the Annapurna range of the Himalayas. "CHRISTMAS" IN NEPAL We arrived just in time to get see Diwali celebrations - oversimplified, it's Hindu Christmas ... Read more >
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Tags: annapurna range, hike, himalayas, pokhara, poon hill

A visit to Bhuira Jams ,Himachal Pradesh

INDIA | Sat, 8 Nov 2014 | By siddharthjain | Views [880]

So, this was one trip that was literally unplanned. We did n’t booked any confirmed train tickets and ended up travelling in general class. Instead of taxis we decided to stop at bus stations, have chai and hop on to the next bus that would ... Read more >

Tags: delhi getaways, documentary photographer in india, grassroute travel in india, himalayas, india, travel photographer

Part 1 - Under Giants

NEPAL | Mon, 19 May 2014 | By magnificent_glow | Views [332]

Nepal has a population of 26 million, the currency is the Nepalese rupee, and the capital is Kathmandu and it is where we start a journey of which takes us in a horse shoe shaped adventure that starts in the Nepalese capital and goes around to china, ... Read more >

Tags: everest, himalayas, trekking

Words for Nepal

MALAYSIA | Fri, 6 Dec 2013 | By joannawong | Views [508]

I feel so compelled to share this story by National Geographic photographer, Aaron Huey. I've been following Aaron on Instagram (user ID argnonautphoto) ever since I stumbled upon a photo of his of Ama Dablam. It was, shortly after I returned from my ... Read more >

Tags: himalayas, mountains, nepal, reflections, trekking

Goodbye Nepal

NEPAL | Sat, 26 Oct 2013 | By joannawong | Views [603] | Comments [1]

The flight out of Kathmandu was probably one of the most picturesque I've been on - only comparable to our flight out of Lukla. Thanks to Dad secretly pre-booking the best seats again, I was treated one last time to a wonderful view of the Himalayas, ... Read more >

Tags: flights, himalayas, mountains, nature, nepal, reflections

Back in Kathmandu!

NEPAL | Tue, 22 Oct 2013 | By joannawong | Views [614]

We're back safe and sound in the hustle and bustle of Kathmandu - constantly blazing horns, dusty roads, crowds of locals and tourists, and Nepali men trying to earn a quick rupee from five seconds of playing their traditional fiddle and calling it "Nepali ... Read more >

Tags: cities, flights, himalayas, mountains, nature, sherpa, trekking

Back in Namche Bazar

NEPAL | Sat, 19 Oct 2013 | By joannawong | Views [797]

Altitude: 3440m. We just came back from dinner. I had a lovely pork chop with red wine sauce and fries, freshly cooked for me. Very yummy! :) Not exactly what I dreamed about a few days ago - food dreams have become a daily sleep ritual for me since ... Read more >

Tags: dreams, food, himalayas, nepal, reflections, snow, trekking


NEPAL | Wed, 9 Oct 2013 | By joannawong | Views [757]

Altitude: 2350m. Today is day 2 after recommencing our trek. Though the knee hurts, especially going downhill, I feel much better in general. It's amazing the effect weather has and even more amazing, is having the right attitude. Yesterday's stint ... Read more >

Tags: animals, food, friendly strangers, himalayas, mountains, nature, nepal, outdoors, trekking

Namaste Nepal

NEPAL | Fri, 27 Sep 2013 | By joannawong | Views [580]

We've touched down in Kathmandu! The flight in was amazing thanks to Dad's prebooking of the best seats for a view of the Himalayas. Being snowcapped, they were hard to spot at first but you could definitely see Everest and the rest of the world's youngest ... Read more >

Tags: cities, flights, himalayas, mountains, nature, nepal

Photos: My Scholarship entry - A 'place' I have visited - Sandakphu, West Bengal, India

INDIA | Tue, 2 Jul 2013 | By souradeepghosh | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

My name is Souradeep Ghosh, I breathe for photography. I want to capture the whole world through my lenses one day and this scholarship will take me one step closer. I am a person who wants to learn the art of capturing light and wants to travel whole ... Read more >
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Tags: himalayas, india, landscape, mountain

Nepalese Hospitality - Taking Shelter in a Tibetan Diner

NEPAL | Wed, 15 Jun 2011 | By connectlocally | Views [2142]

As luck would have it, my new friend got a case of the dreaded Delhi belly‚ just two days before she was scheduled to accompany her husband on a trek around Nepal's Annapurna Himalayas. He went off trekking, leaving us to bond. I soon discovered ... Read more >

Tags: asia, culture, delhi belly, food, himalayas, hospitality, nepal, tibet, travel, weather

Because it’s there...or.. Climbing to 5000 metres in a Himalayan winter.

NEPAL | Thu, 27 Jan 2011 | By matt_whitmell | Views [1961] | Comments [3]

The first title is from the English explorer George Mallory in 1924 who was asked why he wanted to climb Everest.   They found Mallory’s frozen body on the mountain in 1999. I arrived in Nepal via with New Delhi almost 3 weeks ago and it has ... Read more >

Tags: everest, himalayas, kathmandu

Village life and death...

INDIA | Fri, 7 Jan 2011 | By bonnie | Views [772]

There is always a long delay in getting journal entries onto this blog site. We live in the Himalayas without any electricity in a region that has traditionally been bypassed by the Indian Government. Therefore our access to the internet is limited to ... Read more >

Tags: death, himalayas, indian road statistics, solar journey

My Photo scholarship 2010 entry

SOUTH AFRICA | Mon, 4 Oct 2010 | By helenmae | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

The streets are dusty, not a tarred road in sight, no petrol pump for many kilometres. This is Nieu-Bethesda, a tiny village in the heart of the Great Karoo. A pretty village nonetheless, with a growing community of artists. I was fortunate to visit ... Read more >
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Tags: #2010wnphoto, bhutan, himalayas, national geographic, national geographic photography, photography, photography competition, scholarship, travel photography, travel photography scholarship 2010

Off the Beaten Path: Bhutan

BHUTAN | Mon, 26 Jul 2010 | By OffTheBeatenPath | Views [4336]

Bhutan remains a destination for travellers truly looking to get off the beaten path. Touring Bhutan can only be done with a prearranged guide that will accompany you on your journey. This combined with its remote location, eco-conscious citizens and ... Read more >

Tags: bhutan, climate, culture, drinking, food, hiking, himalayas, off the beaten path, trekking

India just a bit

INDIA | Tue, 20 Jul 2010 | By alexkozovski | Views [555]

Apologies for my absence. I have been in India for the past 6 days and likewise for the those few days I have attempted to sit down and write about what has happened and experiences. But in all honesty, for the first time words I lack the words to ... Read more >

Tags: delhi, hichal pradesh, himalayas, india, manali, mcleod ganj, mecload ganj

Blood letting is so yesterday

INDIA | Tue, 30 Jun 2009 | By houdyman | Views [1004]

After a wonderful week in Vishisht we reluctantly returned to Delhi on the 16 hour bus that I got really sick on the way into the mountains. It was of course still really hot in Delhi and crazy busy but we were only staying one night and catching a flight ... Read more >

Tags: darjeeling, himalayas, leeches., tea

Delhi Belly

INDIA | Fri, 26 Jun 2009 | By houdyman | Views [926] | Comments [1]

As we stumbled out of customs/immigration at 3:30am hoping that our airport ride was waiting for us we could immediately feel the heat that is New Delhi in the summertime actually most of the time. Thankfully our ride was waiting with all the other people ... Read more >

Tags: delhi, himalayas, manali, vishisht

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