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Bhutan Trekking – Festival Etiquette

By Kirsty Parsons - 30th June 2010
in Bhutan, Nepal & Tibet , Walking & Trekking , The Himalaya , Walking and Trekking

Bhutan Trekking – Festival Etiquette

Until relatively recently, Bhutan trekking holidays were extremely rare. The country was only opened to western visitors in 1974 and, since then, visitor numbers have been limited in order to preserve both the culture and environment of this very special kingdom. ... Read more

Copenhagen Climate Conference

By Guest Blogger - 21st September 2009
in Bhutan, Nepal & Tibet , Walking & Trekking , The Himalaya , Walking and Trekking

Copenhagen Climate Conference

With the Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen approaching, campaigners hope to tackle the problem of increased glacial melting in the South Asia region. The general degradation of mountain landscapes threatens to... Read more

Maltese Climbers on Cho Oyo

By Guest Blogger - 14th September 2009
in Bhutan, Nepal & Tibet , Walking & Trekking , The Himalaya , Walking and Trekking

Maltese Climbers on Cho Oyo

A team of climbers from Malta are breaking national records in the Khumbu. They are currently undertaking altitude training on the mighty Cho Oyu, the sixth highest of the world's peaks, ahead of their planned 2010 ... Read more

The Edmund Hillary Trust

The Edmund Hillary Trust

As it's the anniversary of Hillary's famous first summit success on Everest, I thought he deserved a mention. Sadly, he died last year, but he left behind The Edmund Hillary Trust.... Read more

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