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January 16, 2019

Seven out of the nine highest mountain peaks in the world are in Nepal. It is no wonder then that it is the premier trekking destination in the world. Not only is it the place for extreme mountaineers trying to conquer the highest mountain in the world, but many come f...

December 27, 2018

In Kathmandu we did something very interesting. We did a workshop on making khukuris through a company called Backstreet Academy. Khukuris are the Nepali soldiers' knives. The workshop was held in the backyard of a local bladesman named Indra. He was very kind and pati...

December 10, 2018

In Pokhara we did a really fun activity. We went paragliding! It seems to be quite popular here in Pokhara. We had a good experience in Colombia, so we decided to do it again. A van picked us up and drove us to the top of Sarangkot hill. It was steep but at least the r...

December 2, 2018

  Gurkhas are Nepalese soldiers that are famous for their bravery and loyalty. Since they have been involved in many conflicts and helped many countries, the name “Gurkha” is well known around the world.

  The early origins of Gurkhas date back to the mid 18th century...

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