Dressed along the greatest heights of the Himalayas, Nepal is where the ice meets the mountains the humid heat of the plains of India. It is a land of yaks and yetis, stupas and Sherpas and some of the best trekking on earth. More sophisticated urban cultures of the Himalayas was formed here in the three major minikingdoms Kathmandu Valley – Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur, home to a world-class heritage of art and architecture.
Behind the shrine of Vishnu Narayan Ichangu, northwest of Swayambhunath in the Kathmandu valley, stands the “Abode of Snows’ (Himalaya in Sanskrit), a magnet for hikers and mountaineers from around the world. Only in Nepal can go for weeks without even a tent. It is not his name should be Tenzing or Hillary to set foot at the base camp of Everest. Out of the mountains, receives the adrenaline kick of world class rafting, kayaking and mountain biking, or hair-raising sight of his first tiger or rhino in Chitwan National Park.
Nepal is not only a bungee-jumping, apple pie food Shangri-la. It is also one of the poorest countries on earth. However, many visitors were attracted in Nepal by the promise of adventure, leave equally pleased with the friendliness and openness of the people of Nepal.
Since the natural rhythm of the facility on a walk to the beat of a drum on the table one of the restaurants of the palace in Kathmandu, Nepal is an incredibly diverse country with something for everyone. A journey through this land, it is rarely enough. The first thing many people do after a visit is to start planning the next.
With the desert boasting some of the most beautiful sand dunes of the Sahara, hard splendor Mountain Air and Tenere desert is one of the most spectacular views of West Africa, and intriguing, the ancient trade route trans-cities of Agadez Zinder and being home to magnificent labyrinth of local adobe architecture and fascinating, the international appeal of Niger as a destination is undeniable.
Odd, then, that friends often ask ‘Why Niger future travelers?’. Click on Niger problems with localized food shortages dominate the headlines, and paint the entire nation to light the poor themselves. Some press reports would have you believe that locusts and drought periodically destroy the food supply from Niger. Niger is undoubtedly one of the world’s poorest countries, but taking the tourist dollars elsewhere only exacerbates the problem.
The lucky to make the visit will witness the permanent physical beauty and comply with a vibrant mix of people, some of the most stoic and resilient citizens of the planet. Whether getting into taxis Bush with local and travel between the peoples of color, slip into a 4WD and tackle the Ténéré or canter in the air aboard a camel, you will never forget your stay in Niger.