It bears no pointing out that the Himalayas aren’t exactly an evening stroll. Especially when you consider traversing some of the least trodden paths over rugged terrains, and throw in dozens of high passes, and not to mention sporadic blizzards, landslides and rockfalls.
Imagine walking up lands wild and seemingly uncharted, stretching far into the oblivion. Imagine a dusk that rolls in glowing shades of pink and blue. Imagine rugged mountains, nothing giant but still sizeable, under stars a million strong.
Enduro has arrived
Nepal is getting its first taste of enduro racing, a new genre of mountain biking, with the international event Asian Enduro Series organised by Gnarly
Annapurna calling (photo feature)
Calm, solitude and high altitudes: Chimti, an outpost shortly past Humde in the most tranquil middle of nowhere, will sedate any nerve. When air starts thinning out and breathing gets heavier, treat yourself to a warm glass of seabuckthorn juice against rippling reflection of the mountains.