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Mountain Echoes Literary Festival

Mountain Echoes Literary Festival

Those lucky enough to be on a Bhutan trek in May of this year who had a keen interest in the myths, legends and folklore of the region would have had a wonderful opportunity to be a part of the inaugural Mountain Echoes... Read more

The Legend of Meme Haylay Haylay

The Legend of Meme Haylay Haylay

As has already been established, Bhutan is renowned as being the happiest country in Asia. However, it is less clear how those who are in Bhutan trekking can go about finding said happiness. This is where the legend... Read more

Bhutan Trekking – Festival Etiquette

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

Everest Base Camp – Boots ‘n All

Everest Base Camp – Boots ‘n All

What you do need is for them to be waterproof – If choosing a fabric boot, look for gore-tex which is the best finish to achieve this. Another vital factor you need to consider is a good grip on the sole – preferably Vibram or equivalent.... Read more

Jordan Romero Goes for the Youth Record on Everest

Jordan Romero Goes for the Youth Record on Everest

The excitement has been building steadily over the last few weeks and finally the expedition is under way. Earlier this week Jordan Romero, 13, set off from Everest Base Camp, trekking with his family towards the summit.... Read more

Enjoy Mani Rimdu En Route to Everest Base Camp

Enjoy Mani Rimdu En Route to Everest Base Camp

One festival that is certainly worth including on your trip to Everest Base Camp, is the Mani Rimdu Festival. A festival that is celebrated annually in accordance with the dates of the Tibetan lunar calendar.... Read more

Crossing Mongolia - Remarkable and Different Challenge

Crossing Mongolia - Remarkable and Different Challenge

Fancy walking 1700 miles on your own? That's what British adventurer Ripley Davenport is facing over the next three months. His Mongolia 2010 expedition aims "to become the longest solo and unassisted walk ever completed."... Read more

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