This issue – SPRING 2014

Fantastic Festivals

Take a look at this issue’s festival’s, from the Sultanate of Oman’s vibrant and opulent festival of colors,...

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Kerala – Gods Own Country

From before 3000 BC, the land of Keralaputra had established itself as the major spice centre, with contact across...

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The Sultanate of Oman

You may be wondering why Oman, this Arabian jewel, is in a travel magazine covering the Himalaya and India…....

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The Land of the Snow Leopard

A land of myth and legend Dolpa is dramatic, sparsely populated and inhabited by a people related to Tibet, who...

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5 Star Resorts

Taking a look at some of the world’s most exotic and luxurious 5 star resorts, from Oman to Kerala. In some of...

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Understanding Burma

Burma was isolated and cut-off from the world and to this day the Burmese people live under one of the world’s...

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Dolpa

Take one of the most spell-binding 17 page walks through Dolpa, you have ever taken. If you ever considered...

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The Dalai Lamas of Tibet – From Kublai Khan to President Obama

Wow. If one could go back in time. Try and imagine them back then, the Great Khan at the height of his power, and...

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How Did I End Up in Bhutan?

I was curled up in bed flipping through the channels when I came across a documentary about a Buddhist monk...

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The Last Resort

Getting a taste for adventure? Well your first stop should be The Last Resort. Taking a Bungy jump in Nepal may be...

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Making Nepal My Home

Juliette takes you inside the beautiful Peace Dragon Lodge.  With views you could die for, set high above Fewa...

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New features starting this issue!

Robin Boustead – Great Himalaya Trail

Robin Boustead’s love of the outdoors was clear from an early age, when he escaped from a supermarket trip...

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Making Nepal My Home

Born in Coventry, England, Juliette Cunliffe (ALAM, JD, BDC)  has led a remarkable life and now lives a long way...

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Travel Health

Dr. Jane Wilson-Howarth BSc (hons), MSc (Oxon), BM, DCH, DCCH, DFSRH, FRSTM&H, FFTM RCPS (Glasg) Nepal has had...

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Volunteering

Volunteering is an exciting new feature that is spearheaded by the Mountain Trust Organisation and written each...

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Gap Year Travel – Peter Mayhew

Every issue get the best advice for your gap year travel. Peter Mayhew is the Managing Director of Safe Gap Year...

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Trekking For Charity

Is a fantastic new regular feature looking at the organisations and people who trek for charity across the Eastern...

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News

Bhutan © KarmaQuest Ecotourism and Adventure Travel

Bhutan

A Trek for Snow Leopard Conservation in Bhutan Building upon its successful Quest for the Snow Leopard in Ladakh, KarmaQuest is launching an 8-day trek through Bhutan’s best snow leopard habitat....

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Snow leopard caught on camera by the Snow Leopard Conservancy Scouts, Nepal, May 2013 © NTNC-ACAP/SLC / http://snowleopardconservancy.org

The Land of the Snow Leopard

A land of myth and legend Dolpa is dramatic, sparsely populated and inhabited by a people related to Tibet, who still practise the ancient religion of Bonpo which stretches back tens of thousands of...

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There and back again. The last breakfast before descending towards Juphal and journey’s end © Alex Treadway / www.alextreadway.co.uk

Dolpa

Take one of the most spell-binding 17 page walks through Dolpa, you have ever taken. If you ever considered trekking was not something for you, be prepared to change your mind. The photography is...

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Potala roof top, Lhasa, 2003 © Erik Törner IM / www.manniskohjalp.se

The Dalai Lamas of Tibet – From Kublai Khan to President Obama

Wow. If one could go back in time. Try and imagine them back then, the Great Khan at the height of his power, and the probably very strange and exotic man from the Himalayas with these strong beliefs...

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See you next time © Sabrina Soares / www.sabrinainbhutan.blogspot.com

How Did I End Up in Bhutan?

I was curled up in bed flipping through the channels when I came across a documentary about a Buddhist monk looking for his master teacher who reincarnated somewhere in the Himalayan mountains…The...

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Getting ready © Alex Treadway / www.thelastresort.com.np

The Last Resort

Getting a taste for adventure? Well your first stop should be The Last Resort. Taking a Bungy jump in Nepal may be the most spectacular jump on the planet. At 160 m high it is Nepal’s ultimate rush...

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This issues best Photo Moment

Kalaripayattu © Chandrahasa Reddy
Kalaripayattu

This issues best Take a Trip

Bhutan © KarmaQuest Ecotourism and Adventure Travel
Trek for Snow Leopard Conservation

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A group of Indian climbers at 6800m, waiting to abseil down the North Face © Alan Hinkes
8,000 METRES by Alan Hinkes

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