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Gompa in Tengboche  
   

Gompa in Tengboche

A monk painting the gompa in Tengboche village in preparations for the annual Mani Rimdu Festival
"Everyday It's A-Gettin' Closer"

November 8th 2006
Everest Base Camp Trek After coming back from the tedious Around Annapurna trek, we had serious doubts whether another long trek as the Everest Base Camp would fit in. It took us some time to decide, back in Kathmandu, time we spent eating like hogs, filling our empty stomachs. Lily, having read many crazy books about mountain climbers and their fatalities on the Everest, was keen to go, but we bo ... read more
Asia » Nepal » Lukla

Nepalese Flag In 1951, the Nepalese monarch ended the century-old system of rule by hereditary premiers and instituted a cabinet system of government. Reforms in 1990 established a multiparty democracy within the framework of a constitutional monarchy. A Maoist in... ... read more
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