Videos tagged with "prithivi highway"
Rafting on the Trishuli River, Nepal [02:22]
The Trishuli River is a trans-boundary river and is one of the major tributaries of the Narayani River basin in central Nepal. It originates in Tibet Autonomous Region of China. Trisuli is Nepal's most popular rafting river with impressive gorges, exciting rapids, some easier sections and easy accessibility from Kathmandu and Pokhara. Easy access to the Prithivi Highway makes "breaking off" the journey easy.
Tags: Nepal, Narayani River, rafting, raft, river, gorges, rapids, Trishuli River, Prithivi Highway
Tackling Nepal Roads - Life on the Edge [04:05]
Roads were deplorable, and were subject to landslides from their rainy seasons, with many places simply washed away. I survived mainly by not looking - it was really scary passing on curves, driving around cows and people working in the middle of the road, with many many trucks with flats and dust, dust, dust and more dust. But everywhere we went, we saw more of Nepal's wonderful people, living along the road and on the hills and valleys beyond. Many had little, but they all shared a joy of living, a caring for each other and the willingness to share, even with the strangers passing through. Back to the roads, my son Miles perhaps said it best - taken from his overview of the trip: "Despite the fact that Nepal has only had roads for the last 50 years (really), they have managed to become the worst drivers in the world. I thought Naples, Italy was bad. These people drive through intersections without looking. There are NO road signs. We were in this Mazda passenger van, not a lot of acceleration on an incline. WE passed trucks on the valley passes, drops a couple hundred of feet to bare rock below, uphill entering blind corners. It was a bit terrifying the first couple of days, but then it turned into something like watching a movie. "I wonder if we'll make this one." "Wow! the driver won't try that - yes he is, OMG! Sometimes, I'd still get nervous, but I usually tried not to pay attention. Ignorance is bliss and there wasn't anything I could have done about it anyway ...
Tags: Nepal, roads, highway, valleys, Prithivi Highway landslides, Nepalese
On the way to Pokhara [00:38]
On the way to Pokhara, driving on Prithivi highway of Nepal. Beautiful Himalayan range can be seen early in the morning.
Tags: Pokhara, visit nepal, Tourism, Travel Adventure, Prithivi highway, Beautiful Nepal
Two way traffic on Prithivi Highway [00:31]
Prithivi Highway is the main highway connecting the capital Kathmandu to the tourist city of Pokhara in western Nepal. The 174km long highway starts from Nagdhunga checkpost in Kathmandu and ends Prithivi Chowk in Pokhara. This highway has junctions with Tribhuvan highway at Naubise, Mugling...
Tags: Nepal, Highway, Traffic, prithivihighway
Bus passing in Prithivi Highway [00:33]
A passenger bus passes a transport truck along the Prithivi Highway, Nepal. This is a two lane highway connecting the capital Kathmandu to the city of Pokhara. The bus is actually passing through the lane for opposite traffic.
Tags: Highway, pass, overtake, nepal, driving