Myths and legends

Himalayas - a place there many legends lives. More precisely, in the Himalayas there are a huge number of places about which fantastic things are told. Of course, these legends leave their mark on the impressions about traveling to these places, and even sometimes form them. In my opinion, preparing for the Great Himalayan Trail without exploring these legends would be inferior. And moreover, I am ready to make adjustments to the route in order to visit a number of legendary places.

The history of the Helambu region (Yol-mo) is closely related to the history of the spread of Tibetan Buddhism. This valley was considered as one of the "hidden valleys" found by...

Darapori is a small village in the Himalayas, on the banks of the Karnali River. It is the northernmost point in the Humla region where rice can be grown. The locals believe that rice was ...

Lately I had a feeling that in the far west of Nepal there is nothing particularly remarkable for a tourist. The beginning of the route along the "Great Himalayan Trail" seemed t...

I think that Dingboche is the highest mountain village in Khumbu where people lived before the hordes of tourists appeared in these parts. It is located in a very picturesque place at an a...

One of the most beautiful peaks in the Khumbu Valley is Ama Dablam. On the trek to the base camp of Everest, the first time Ama Dablam appears immediately after Namche Bazar and as you mov...

There is no happiness in life? The matter is fixable. It is enough to go to Nepal and wait until Kumari, the girl in whose body the goddess Taleju lives, looks out of the window in her pal...

Namche Bazaar was founded at the very beginning of the developing of the Khumbu Valley by Sherpas. Due to its convenient location (on the most important trade route from Tibet to Nepal), i...

The entire Khumbu valley is considered sacred and there are many caves and huts in which great monks and gurus secluded themselves for meditation. Most villages have their own temple, whic...

Dudh-Kosi (literally “Milk River”) is one of the seven Kosi rivers that together form the Sapt Kosi River (or simply Kosi), the main tributary of the Ganges. This is one of the...

Kathmandu is located in a large valley surrounded by mountains on four sides. One of the most famous places in the city is the hill on which the Swayambhunath stupa is located. This is one...


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