Videos tagged with "flowing"
Yaks, Teesta river and Mt. Chomiomo / Kanchenjhau, in Sikkim [01:12]
A yak herder brings in his yak herd from the upper reaches of the Teesta river, in Sikkim, India. The yak, Bos grunniens, is a long-haired bovine found throughout the Himalayan region of south Central Asia. Yaks have shaggy hair to insulate them from the cold. Their habitat is treeless uplands such as hills, mountains and plateaus. They eat grasses, lichens and other plants. The yaks are seen grazing in front of Chomiomo, Kanchenjau and others peaks located on the Tibetan plateau, in north Sikkim, India near Teesta river valley. These peaks also lay en route the high altitude lake of Gurudongmar. The fence one sees in front protects visitors from straying into the mine fields that are still active from the India-Chinese wars from back in the 1960's! Sikkim is a landlocked Indian state located in the Himalayan Mountains. The state borders Nepal to the west, China's Tibet Autonomous Region to the north and east, and Bhutan to the southeast. The Indian state of West Bengal lies to the south. River Teesta or Tista is said to be the lifeline of the Indian state of Sikkim, flowing for almost the entire length of the state and carving out verdant Himalayan temperate and tropical river valleys. The emerald-coloured river then forms the border between Sikkim and West Bengal before joining the Brahmaputra as a tributary in Bangladesh. The total length of the river is 309 km (192 mi), draining an area of 12540 km². A large portion of this was situated in Nepal. But after Sugauli ...
Jwalamai in Muktinath [03:02]
Just below and to west of Muktinath Temple in Nepal there is a stream flowing trough a Gompa, a flame inside the stream is there, which is called 'Jwalamai'
Tags: Muktinath, Jwalamai, Nepal, Travel
Paragliding in Pokhara, Nepal 2012 [02:36]
Paragliding is the recreational and competitive adventure sport of flying paragliders: lightweight, free-flying, foot-launched glider aircraft with no rigid primary structure. The pilot sits in a harness suspended below a hollow fabric wing whose shape is formed by its suspension lines, the pressure of air entering vents in the front of the wing and the aerodynamic forces of the air flowing over the outside. - From Wikipedia
Tags: Paragliding, Pokhara, Dev, Nepal, 2012
'THE LAST RESORT'.View from 160 metres high 'BUNGY BRIDGE'..AVI [01:32]
Wednesday(16-11-2011):- A view of the Last Resort locale from the suspensin bridge across the fast flowing Bhote Kosi river in Nepal. The "Last Resort" is approx 100 Kms from Kathmandu close to the Tibetan border and approx a three hour drive from Kathmandu."BUNGY JUMPING" is done from a platform on the center of this bridge.
Tags: Bungy, junping, at, Last Resort, in, Nepal., rudolphfurtado
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