I have always been a nature person. Cities, for me, seem unnecessarily chaotic and at times, overwhelming. Nature, on the other hand, is simple, straightforward in its beauty and comes at no extra cost. There is nothing better than walking in the peacefulness of the mountains, around the calming sound of rocks and rivers, and […]
This beautiful video — shot in Nepal and aptly named “A Moment at the Top of the World” — comes from the Wish You Could’ve Seen This Project, started by photographer Maude Plante-Husaruk and composer Maxime Lacoste Lebuis. The duo recently spent a year in Asia exploring the land and meeting new people, with the […]
The Himalayan Stove Project is one of those organizations that mediates a need most westerners don’t even know is an issue. Sure, we hear about world tragedies on the news: poverty, war and natural disasters. These are noteworthy, pressing problems in need of media attention and aid. But it’s rare that a nonprofit has the […]
Of Nepal’s 26,000,000 people, there are more than 100 different ethnic groups speaking 93 different languages and dialects. Perhaps better known to the outside world for its impressive mountains, what ends up towering far over Everest and friends, are those 26 million living in its shadows. This Pology photo spread, incredibly shot by Anya Vaverko, does […]
For a little inspiration to travel to Nepal, check out Warmeye’s (I assume that’s a pseudonym or he had very hippyish parents) amazing video from his trip to the “Roof of the World.” Anyone else get that creepy Twin Peaks sensation when you see that guy at 1:35?
I can’t express how mad it makes me that I associate Katmandu with that horrible Bob Seger song, but I’m hoping Michael Murphy’s newly posted vid is going to change that. Mike covers most of the bases you think of regarding Katmandu — Temples, hippies smoking hash for the “holiday times” — as well as […]