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Maya Sherpa: Story of the first Nepali woman to scale Ama Dablam, Cho Oyu, Pumori, Baruntse, Khan Tengri

When Maya Sherpa was a little girl in a village in the hilly district of Okhaldhunga, she often saw her father and uncles guide foreigners on treks. When the men returned, they would bring new clothes and delicacies for their families. Maya had heard of villagers who had forged lasting friendships with trekkers. There were […]

What was Nepal like for Henrik Jeppesen who’s been to every country in the world?

Henrik Jeppesen, a 28-year-old Danish national, has travelled to every country in the world* . He says he started his journey in 2006 when he visited Egypt, and concluded his mission by visiting Eritrea few months ago. Jeppesen was also in Nepal, the ‘100th-or-so’ country he visited for two days. Jeppesen, who went about his mission […]