Long vacations where one hibernates from the world for a period

An evening in Thamel, Kathmandu- Nepal

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Thamel is a tourist hub of Kathmandu , capital of Nepal. Since decades, it has been a tourist paradise (starting from hippie movement).This lovely town is actually heart of Kathmandu and loved by all tourists.
It has many distinguishing features such as it is a first fully wi-fi zone of Nepal. Popular for it’s low and […]

By |January 12th, 2015|Categories: International Destination, Kathmandu, Long vacation, Short vacation|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Top ten peaks of the world

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There are 109 mountains with elevation of greater than 7,200 meters or 23,622 ft above sea level. All of them are in Southern and Central Asia. Following are the top ten peaks of the world. Source : Wikipedia

 

Rank
Mountain
Country
Height in feet
Height in meters

1
Everest or Sagarmatha
Nepal/Tibet
29,0352
 8,848

2
K2 or Mt. Karakorum
Pakistan/China
28,250
 8,611

3
Kanchenjunga
Himalayas India/Nepal
28,1694
 8,586

4
Lhotse
Himalayas Nepal/Tibet
27,9405
 8,516

5
Makalu

Himalayas Nepal/Tibet

27,7666
 8,485

6
Cho-Oyu
Himalayas Nepal/Tibet
26,9067
 8,188

7
Dhaulagiri
Himalayas Nepal
26,7958
 8,167

8
Manaslu
Himalayas Nepal
26,7819
 8,163

9
Nanga Parbat
Himalayas Pakistan
26,66010
 8,126

10
Annapurna
Himalayas […]

By |January 8th, 2015|Categories: Adventure Sports, Long vacation, Short vacation|Tags: , |0 Comments

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Nepal

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The UNESCO ( United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization ) has designated almost 51 World heritage sites in South Asia.
Each year UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee may inscribe new sites or delist them.
Selection is based on 10 criterias : Six for cultural Heritage and Four for Natural Heritage, with some sites representing “mixed sites”. It […]

By |January 6th, 2015|Categories: International Destination, Long vacation, Nepal, Short vacation|Tags: , , |0 Comments