Day: April 21, 2015

Trekking in Nepal

Extinct Wild Yak found in Nepal

Yaks have been milked, bred and broken in the Himalayas and Tibet for so long that they no longer have the majesty of their wild brethren. And human beings have been so successful in this domestication business that wild yaks have not been seen in the Nepal Himalayas since the 1970s. That is until now. […]

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Chiraito- Wonder Herb and A Growing Export Business in Nepal

Chiraito (Swertia chirata), since ancient times, it has been one of the most reliable medications in Hilly and mountainous regions of Nepal. Used for a variety of ailments, it was one of the most commonly used ingredients for many types of medications of its day. Recorded medical beneficial traits of the Herb are: Anti-ulcer, CNS […]

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mountain teaser trees
’Going to the mountains
is going home.’
- John Muir
‘Great things are done when
men and mountains meet.’
- William Blake
‎’There is no such thing as bad weather,
only inappropriate clothing.’
- Sir Ranulph Fiennes