Nepal’s first hydropower from a glacial lake

Turning global warming into opportunity, melting Himalayan glacier is harnessed for electricity

Kunda Dixit

Langtang revives its cheese heritage

It was the spring of 2015, and the trekking season was off to a good start. There was a long line of...

Langtang copes with quake and Covid

Six years after deadly avalanche, survivors endure the Covid-induced collapse of tourism

Kunda Dixit

The story of Langtang cheese

My name is Gyalbu Tamang, and I was born in Kyangjin Gompa of Langtang Valley. I am now 44. My father Pasang...

The courage and endurance of the Langtangpa

Five years ago, I was in the Langtang Valley with my parents at the moment when the earth shook. The earthquake released a massive,...

Five years after avalanche, Langtang is locked down

Minutes before noon on 25 April 2015, the earth rattled and shook. But then another thunderous sound approached from above. A whole...

Coronavirus shutdown gives Nepal’s nature a respite

While humans all over the planet are being challenged by the COVID-19 pandemic, it has given nature everywhere a respite.Carbon emissions have...

Ever gone wildlife trekking in Nepal?

Adding a new purpose to hiking in the Himalaya

Lisa Choegyal

The Eyes of Truth

The blue sky was clear and early afternoon sunlight bounced off the glaciers, gullies and rock walls of the Langtang peaks, but...

Lisa Choegyal

Virtuous cycle

 When Daniel Burgi first came to Nepal to work for United Mission to Nepal’s hydropower projects, he travelled all over Nepal and...