Videos tagged with "humla"
Humla quest [04:08]
The Humla region of Nepal lies in a far west of the country and is so remote, that it has been out of reach for most visitors until very recently. Today it is one of the ultimate trekking dreams for hikers and those who wish to discover the unique natural and cultural landscape of Tibetan Buddhists.
Tags: Himalayas, Nepal, Trekking, Buddhists, Mountain, Remote
Humla Circuit Nepal 2012 [13:34]
A trek in one of the lesser known corners of Nepal, the Humla region in the far northwest of the country. Starting in Simikot, four days walking brings you to Hilsa, next to the Tibetan border. The trek then turns east into the fabulous Limi Valley, one of the remotest spots on earth. A magnificent and challenging trek.
Tags: Nepal, Humla, Limi, Jang, Halji, Simikot, Hilsa
Humla Circuit 2012 Large [10:30]
A trek in one of the lesser known corners of Nepal, the Humla region. Starting in Simikot, four days walking brings you to Hilsa, next to the Tibetan border. The trek then turns east into the fabulous Limi Valley, one of the remotest spots on earth. A magnificent and challenging trek.
Tags: Humla, Limi, Jang, Halji, Hilsa, Nepal, Simikot
This is sustainable! 30 days walk away from the nearest road, 5 days walk away from the nearest runway, in the poorest and most remote part of Nepal on the pilgrimage path to Mt Kailas in Tibet, one of the most remote parts of the Hymalaya and because China it is boxed in by the impasse of the Chinese boarder, one of the most remote places on the planet. On our Pilgrimage to Mt. Kailas, the most sacred mountain of the Hindus and Mahayana Tibetan Buddhists, we took the long road a couple of valleys off the beaten track, crossing passes a good deal higher than Mt. Blanc in order to get to the last valley allong the edge of the Tibetan Plateux and the Chinese Boarder. This Valley was home to a Tibetan people that practices Tibetan Buddhism, spoke Tibetan, adhered to all aspects of Tibetan Culture but they fell inside the Nepalese Boarder. I can't describe the majesty of the immeasurably vast mountains that this peacefull valley town was nestled in. The river that had torn away a good cunk of the town flows off the back of a mountain which overlooks Lake Mansrova, most holy of all Lakes in the Hymalaya. These beautiful people would be shot if they were found to be crossing over into Tibet, by Chinese guards. likewise, so would any Tibetans trying to escape the Chinese rule. We came under a stoopa to enter the town, one of many pristine and tidy examples that covered the pristine valleys we had climbed over the mountains from Himla to arrive at, the trees were filled with ...
Tags: Tibet, China, Nepal, humla, beautiful, Tibetan, Language, culture, preserved