Great things happen when men and mountains meet, believed William Blake From Bengal tigers to leeches and truth quests, here's what the greats recall from their time in the hills. It may be an amusing story but, if true, it is unlikely to have ... Mumbai Mirror, 1 day ago
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KOBE Japanese mountaineer Tsuneo Shigehiro will depart Japan on Friday to climb the Himalayas, 21 years after he last climbed the mountain range, this time leading a team of nine people with an aim to pass on the spirit of mountaineering to the ...Japan Times, 3 weeks ago
KOLKATA: At a time when the physical and mental ability of Indian mountaineers is being questioned, particularly after the deaths of six Everest climbers in May, Debabrata Mukherjee has proved to be an exception. At 54, Mukherjee has turned out to ...Times of India, 3 weeks ago
The youngest woman to ascend Mount Everest, she inspires the most marginalized Within two days from now, if all goes according to plan, Poorna Malavath will be standing atop Mount Kilimanjaro with the tricolour and, doubtless, a photograph of ...Livemint.com, 1 month ago
IANS/Gangtok The Khangchendzonga National Park in Sikkim, home to dozens of lofty mountain peaks, 18 glaciers, lakes, waterfalls and some unique flora and fauna, has been named India's first Mixed World Heritage Site by Unesco. The UN agency ...Gulf Times, 2 months ago Khangchendzonga National Park: India's new UNESCO World Heritage Site! India Today, 1 month ago Khangchendzonga NP gets heritage status ShillongTimes.com, 2 months ago Mixed World Heritage site Khangchendzonga National Park to give boost to Sikkim eco-tourism Sify, 2 months ago
Tunç Fındık is Turkey's most successful mountaineer currently tackling an unprecedented record for his country and one only taken on by a few dozen people in history. When completed, his 14x8,000 project, in which he plans to tackle all of the ...Daily Sabah, 1 month ago
In Nepal, climbing guides navigate the world's tallest mountain and endure dire conditions to reach new socioeconomic heights A small man appears behind us. Namaste, he murmurs in a quiet voice. He calls himself Ang Tshering Sherpa, before asking, ...Gulf News, 1 month ago
1 /12 Photo: saiko3p / Shutterstock.com Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh The Ramnagar Ramlila festival (8 September8 October) is a great time to hit and walk around the holy city . This version of Ramlila is held in the area of ...Condé Nast Traveller India, 3 days ago
The confluence of the Rangeet and Teesta rivers, in Darjeeling's Teesta Bazaar. The Teesta is on the right. t the top of the Himalayas in Sikkim, from the waters of the Khangse and Zemu glaciers that feed the Tso Lhamo lake in a high plateau just ...Observer Research Foundation, 1 week ago
With environmental awareness growing in North Bengal, most everyone knows about the Himalayan Adventure and Nature Foundation, an environmental entity based in Siliguri, but only a few are aware of the latest initiatives this group will be taking ...The Statesman, 2 weeks ago
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