Adventurer who’s kayaked dozens of Himalayan rivers, says it’s like meditation

Darren Clarkson-King considers a river the best teacher in the world. He is one of its most devout students, frequently leaving the world behind to engage in grueling one-on-one sessions with the powerful master. His vessel is a kayak, which he has taken on dozens of Himalayan rivers. He has kayaked all the rivers that […]

Hot Job: They sweat it out, make fine bricks and a tidy sum

They are often the tallest structures in the outskirts of Kathmandu. A few kilometres away from the city, in almost all directions, towering kilns cook up bricks in tonnes to meet the demand of the ever-expanding metropolis. While the workings of a brick factory can be summed up in a few steps – mud is […]