My weekend in Pokhara–1

My weekend in Pokhara–1

Stefano Lattante / My first trip in Nepal has been Pokhara, and I couldn’t be happier about it. Pokhara is a city 200 km far from the capital, Kathmandu. In Pokhara I would have spent in total four days of which two of them trekking. Indeed, Pokhara has one of the most famous track here in Nepal which is the Annapurna circuit. Our two days would have consisted on reaching the renowned Australian Camp for the…

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Nepal, a place for everyone!

Nepal, a place for everyone!

Stefano Lattante / I spent four days in Pokhara where I went trekking, chilled out by the lakeside and visited the famous Stupa from which it is possible to admire the entire city. Pokhara, second biggest city in Nepal with 414,000 people, is located six hours bus from Kathmandu. Pokhara is also renowned for Annapurna and the Fishtail, mountains that frame the city making the landscape incredibly majestic as if it was painted. Annapurna is also…

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Why everyone is backpacking in Australia?

Why everyone is  backpacking in Australia?

Stefano Lattante / Australia has always been considered as a country full of opportunities and a place where to go. Whether your reason is for the rising economy that is enriching it or for the breath-taking and uncontaminated nature that characterized most of this country, Australia is certainly a place worth visiting. Especially in the past years, Australia has seen a proper crowding of backpackers from all over the world. Being one of the thousands…

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Discovering  Kathmandu

Discovering  Kathmandu

  Stefano Lattante A long breathe in and another one out. This was how Kathmandu welcomed me after my very first step in Nepal.  My story begins few months ago, I was in Australia, in a cinema in the centre of Melbourne watching Dr. Strange, Marvel movie partly set in Nepal. The calm of the mountains and the landscapes that the movie shows, quickly convinced me to gather more information about this wonderful country. Only…

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Tensions in tourism: Nepal’s middle class claim they are ‘unwanted guests’

Tensions in tourism: Nepal’s middle class claim they are ‘unwanted guests’

Locals who want to join overseas visitors in enjoying the country’s stunning mountains say its tourist industry gives western trekkers preferential treatment

As Sandeep Poudyal trudged along the last stretch of the track leading to Manang, a village in the Nepalese Himalayas overlooked by the towering Annapurna range, all he could think about was the warm bed and hot food waiting in the hotel he had booked for himself and his five Nepalese friends.

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