The upcoming visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Nepal is set to deepen relations between the two nations. India's role is crucial for Nepal as it enters a new era of democracy, change and development, while harnessing Nepal's resources can help solve India's pressing energy needs.
Kalasi Devi, 28, is a mother of three whose uterus has been protruding from her body for more than a decade. "During my pregnancy I did a lot of heavy work, like carrying water and wood," she says. "I started working again 10 days after giving birth."
These are the types of big lessons and small delights that make trekking a worthwhile pursuit at any age.
Armed with a new study, Both Ends Burning, a nonprofit organization focused on advocating children's right to permanent families, is urging the Department of State to reopen adoptions from Nepal, which have been closed to U.S. citizens since 2010.
What's the quickest way to realize how truly amazing our planet is? Simple: Visit the world's greatest national parks.
On Tuesday the Both Ends Burning campaign released its investigative report, titled Paper Chains, documenting the U.S. Department of State's misconduc...
What if, together, we can see to it puberty is a wonderful passage into all of the possibilities of adulthood, instead of a life sentence into insecurity, shame and isolation for young women?
From mountaintop monasteries to super-modern temples, these amazing places will make you believe.
Nepali media is littered with cases of misuse of public funds in every part of the country. One woman is fighting to change that.
On a perfect spring evening The City Museum of Kathmandu, led by its director Kashish Das Shrestha, hosted a crowd of nearly 200 for a unique event titled Khumbila.
he last ten days are marked by the most intense peaks and valleys of emotion I have ever felt. From horror of watching the bodies long lined out of the ice fall on Good Friday, to the still burning desire to climb the mountain a couple of days later superseded by the realization of the bigger picture around the long term need for change for the Sherpa community.
Manakamana is composed of several static shots spanning the length of a 400-foot magazine of 16mm film, which is incidentally about the length of the trip to the temple.
For Passover is not merely a celebration of the triumphant emancipation of the Hebrew slaves of old, it is also a time for contemplation of the basic human phenomena that seem to recur time and time again throughout history.
The real reason we're doing this ride is the same reason we chose careers focused on global environmental issues: We're fascinated by our planet, and we want to explore it in order to better understand it and meet the people with whom we share it.
Summer is nigh, the fulfillment of travel promises of earlier months, and with as yet no sign to remind one that the fresh young loveliness of hitting the road will ever fade.
These trips inspire us to head out to the far reaches of the Earth in search of wild, rugged lands, unique cultures, and unforgettable experiences.