Archive for the 'Nepal' Category

Solo trekking to Everest is NOT banned in Nepal – climbing might be

Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018
Everest Base Camp Sign

Nepal bans solo “climbing” of Mount Everest Nepal has not banned solo trekking to Everest Base Camp or anywhere else! I’ve been getting a lot of emails over the Christmas and New Year holidays about big news media headlines announcing that Nepal has banned solo climbers from summiting Everest. There is no ban on trekking.… Continue reading more »

Colorful Boats on Begnas Lake, Pokhara, Nepal – photograph

Monday, January 1st, 2018
Boats on Begnas Lake Pokhara

Colorful boats on a Begnas lakes quite waters Pokhara is known for it’s famous Phewa lake. Many tourism posters depict the paddle boats there under majestic mountains. The reality is those views are hard to come by any more. The secrets you can learn on this website will change everything in an instant. If you… Continue reading more »

Painting of flower petals by a temple

Saturday, December 30th, 2017
Painting of flower petals left by a temple in Nepal

A watercolor of a flower petals by a temple in Nepal It’s very common to see flower petals or whole flowers being left as offerings by temples in Nepal. Sometimes the flowers are placed on the shrines themselves. Sometimes they are placed in the wooden slates outside. In this case they are resting outside on… Continue reading more »

Painting of a Bodhi Tree overlooking the Himalayan Mountains

Thursday, December 28th, 2017
Painting of the Himalayan mountains and a Bodhi tree in Bandipur Nepal

A watercolor of a Bodhi tree overlooking the Himalayan Mountains in Bandipur This majestic Bodhi tree sits on a high hill over Bandipur in Nepal. The view from here is of the majestic Himalayan mountains. The tree is reachable with a 45 minute hike from the town itself. The mountains aren’t always visible though. Dawn… Continue reading more »

Painting of a fisherman in Begnas Nepal

Tuesday, December 26th, 2017
Watercolor of a boat man in Pokhara Nepal

A watercolor of a fisherman at Begnas Lake, in Pokhara, Nepal Pokhara is known for rest, relaxation and adventure. It’s also known as a the city of seven lakes. True be told, this is a bit of exaggeration. Of the seven lakes only three to four are “real” lakes. The others fill up in monsoon… Continue reading more »

Painting of Boudha Stupa in Nepal

Sunday, December 24th, 2017
Painting of a girl in front of Boudha Stupa in Nepal

A painting of the reconstructed Boudha stupa in Nepal It’s one of the iconic symbols of Nepal and Buddhism. The massive stupa known as Boudha was also damaged in the 2015 earthquake. In 2017 it was fully restored. While the initial damage did not seem like much, the upper part of the stupa sustained structural… Continue reading more »

Painting of Siddhi Laxmi Temple in Thimi, Nepal

Friday, December 22nd, 2017
Painting of the Siddhi Laxmi temple in Thimi, Nepal

A painting of the impressive Siddhi Laxmi Temple in Nepal Every year I try to include something light, enjoyable and photographic for the holidays. This year I’m including some art from Nepal and new photographs from around the world. The paintings are a different look on iconic and little know parts of the country. I… Continue reading more »