Economy of Nepal

»Posted by on Dec 24, 2009 in Nepal economics

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conomy – overview:

Nepal is one of the poorest and least developed countries in the world, nearly a quarter of the population lives below the poverty line.

Agriculture is the mainstay of the economy, providing a livelihood for three-quarters of the population and about one-third of GDP.

Industrial activity mainly involves the processing of agricultural products including jute, sugarcane, tobacco, and grain.

During the global economic downturn in 2009, remittances from foreign workers abroad increased by 47% to $ 2.8 billion,…

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All the treasures of Nepal, Tibet

»Posted by on Dec 21, 2009 in Nepal tours

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ew people can boast of having traveled to Tibet, this mysterious, clothed in the country legends. After exploring the main sights of Kathmandu, we will take seats in the cabin of a small, comfortable aircraft and it will take us through the snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas in a reserve city Lhasa, capital of Tibet. Here are the shrines of Tibetan Buddhism – Jokhang Temple in the center of Lhasa and the palaces of the Dalai Lama. And then, (hold the breath) in jeeps through the Himalayan passes and cut off from civilization, mystical monasteries of the Tibetan plateau, returning to Nepal….

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Trekking in Langtang to the sacred lakes Gosaykund – safari on elephant back in search of the Bengal tiger

»Posted by on Dec 19, 2009 in Nepal tours

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Our time in this amazing part of the world is full of extraordinary. Architectural treasures of Kathmandu and Bhaktapur, the meeting of the dawn of the snow-capped Himalayas, trekking in the Langtang National Park to the lakes Gosaykund stunning beauty, a place of pilgrimage for Hindus, the famous Pokhara – "the world capital of the hippies of the 1970s." – Sprawling at the foot of grand mountain Annapurna safari on elephant back in search of rhinos and Bengal in the crucible ditch Chitwan National Park, a unique culture and traditions of Newari ethnic group – all included in our…

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Communication and holidays.

»Posted by on Dec 17, 2009 in Traditions

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n Nepal, so far there are several systems of chronology. Nepali national new year begins April 13th and is ahead of the Gregorian calendar for 57 years. The indigenous people of the Kathmandu Valley – Newari, celebrate the new year on the night of full moon in late October-early November, immediately after Diwali, their calendar lags behind Europe in 880 years. The Tibetan New Year is celebrated on the night of full moon in February.

In Nepal, 50 public holidays that take 120 days a year. In addition, there are local celebrations in every village, every family memorial days…

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Things to do in South Africa

»Posted by on Dec 15, 2009 in News

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n Durban, the fashionable resort town, famous for its bazaars, golden beaches and the nearby seaside Indian Ocean – the best vacation spots, skin diving, surfing and other active forms of recreation in all Africa.

Cape Town (founded 1652) – one of the world's finest botanical gardens, the Avenue, George, filled with artists and artisans, mansions starogollandskoy architecture, magnificent Victorian buildings, numerous monuments and museums, a symbol of the city – Mesa, safari booking "Kaggi -Kham. " From Cape Town begins the famous "Garden Route" – "Garden…

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Through Nepal to Tibet. Around the sacred Mount Kailash

»Posted by on Dec 12, 2009 in Nepal tours

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ourney to the sacred in many religions Kailash peak (6714 m) passes through remote, inaccessible and virtually closed to foreigners – lone mountain areas of the Tibetan plateau. This is a real "trip to a decade of" remaining in memory for many years. After exploring the sights of Kathmandu, we are making a spectacular move to cut off from civilization, a Nepalese mountain village Kodari and go on a jeep to the peak of Kailash. The culmination of the route – pass by Buddhist pilgrims (bark), with a caravan of yaks around the mystical mountains, "the center of the universe"…

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Tamelo. September 2009.

»Posted by on Dec 10, 2009 in Stories about Nepal

I was the last time Tamelo fall of 2006. A little over a week I lived in a guesthouse near the area Chetrapati.

Tamelo then I fell in love. It was the end of November and even December – closure of the season. Tourists are becoming less and less, the temperature at night – below. Something is Russian, fall was in the air …

And now, three years later, I’m here again. After a Tibetan adventure, for ten days as I live in Tamelo. Friends of the trip went away, I changed our guesthouse in the center on the outskirts of a quiet place and … I felt a new Tamelo!

Everything has changed.

People…

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