Peak climbing – Himalayas – Nepal

Preparations and Price If you are planning to go for peak climbing, then the following experience might give you some insights about different factors. I thought to have a good contact with the owner of Asian Heritage, an agency for trekkings and expeditions. That’s why I walked in there to …

Namo Buddha – Historical Buddhist place

Where is Namo Buddha and how to get there? Namo Buddha is a place where not many tourists visit, although it’s located at only 43 km east of Kathmandu. People travelling on a package deal to Nepal won’t visit Namo Buddha. Neither will people travelling on their own because it’s …

10 days Vipassana meditation course

What is Vipassana? Vipassana is an old meditation technique to get to the stock room of the mind. You can also say to get to your deepest level of unconsciousness. You learn how to reach it and how you can empty old stock. Obvious that isn’t a quick and easy …

Buddha birthplace in Lumbini, Nepal

Sakyamuni Buddha Buddha is known all over the world, but strangely enough not so many people know that Buddha was born in Lumbini, Nepal. There is still friction by many Nepalese people that many Indians say that Buddha and Buddhism comes from their country, India. The confusion is partly rooted …

Boudha Stupa in Kathmandu, Nepal

Boudha stupa  Boudhanath is the official name of the Boudha stupa, which is located in the north-east of Kathmandu, north of the airport. Boudhanath has a long history. It supposed to be on a trade route many centuries ago. The Boudha stupa is a Buddhist sort of temple. When you enter …

Annapurna Trekking in Himalayas, Nepal

Annapurna trekking The Annapurna trekking is one of the most popular of all trekkings in the world. There are a lot of varieties to choose from in the Annapurna range. You can take the Poon Hill trek, which only takes a few days and brings you to a hill below 3000 …

Language issues and barriers

Language issues Do people from outside Asia need to worry about language issues and barriers when living or travelling in Asia? It all depends on which country you’re going to and which places in that particular country. There is no need to worry when you’re going on a vocation, stay in …

Lukla airport Nepal

Lukla Lukla is a small village in Nepal. It’s located on an altitude of 2860 meter in the district called Solukhumbu and in the Sagarmatha national park. Sagarmatha is the Nepalese word for Mt. Everest, so it is relatively close to the highest mountain in the world. Khumbu and Solukhumbu …