Videos tagged with "terrace"
A Trek in Nepal [04:05]
The Himalaya - Roof of the world. After setting down in Kathmandu and alighting from the big silver bird, we bussed to the Annapurna circuit. Our journey went counter clock wise. From terraced slopes to the Thorang Pass up into thin air at over 5400 meters. Through both Hindu and Buddhists cultures. We hauled our own gear on our own backs. Unlike some lazy rich bastards who hired porters to lug their crap, while traipsing around carrying only cameras. The musical accompaniment is Instinctive Traveler by Dissidenten. Created: 26 February 2007
2012 Chalisegaon 6 (Nepal) - Girl collecting grass [00:38]
Girl Collecting Grass in Rural Nepal
Tags: Chalis, Chalish, Ganesh Himal, Nepal (Country), Chalisegaon, grass collecting, terrace, Girl (Quotation Subject)
Terraced village on Everest trail! [01:10]
The climatic conditions in the Sagarmatha region change without prior signs. The team gears up for the summit attempts as the weather clears up and the men set out for the top. There is no time to waste, it's a now or never situation as the teams climbing permit expires by the end of the month may 2001. Indian Army added another feather to its cap in May 2001, when its mountaineers successfully scaled Mount Everest and put a record eight members and seven Sherpas on the summit. This is the largest number of summiteers on Mount Everest in an Indian expedition. The mighty mountain ranges of the Himalayas have, over the centuries, inspired not only man's imagination and spiritual quest, but also his spirit of adventure. Mount Everest, the tallest of the peaks of the Himalayas as also the whole world, stood in its unattainable isolation for thousands of years, till Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary conquered it in 1953. Since then, at least a thousand climbers have set foot on it. That at least 200 have lost their lives while trying to scale the peak speaks of the infinite dangers involved in the task. The Indian Army Mount Everest Expedition was flagged off by the Chief of the Army Staff on 1st March 2001 at New Delhi. It was led by Col. Krishan Kumar. After flagging off, the team moved to Nepal and after a long trek from Jiri, reached Base Camp of Everest on 3rd April 2001. The stocking and establishment of various camps was completed by 10th May 2001 and summit attempts ...
Tags: Everest, expedition, Mount Everest, 2001, Himalayas Everest trekking, sagarmatha, chomolongma, nepal, Asia, Google, Youtube, snow, Indian, army, base, camp, Climbing, Flag, Nepali, climate, weather, Mt., widow, sherpa, himalayan, explorers, audubon, color
Nepal 2011 - Part II "Kathmandu to Manang" [13:33]
After an adventurous 7 hours bus ride we arrived at Besisahar where the trekking started. Over the days the landscape turned from subtropical rice terraces to a more and more alpine scenery.
Tags: nepal, Kathmandu, Kathmandu District, trekking, trek, annapurna, hindu, buddha, stupa, himalaya, Around the Himalayas, besisahar, bhulbule, ghermu, tal, danakyu, pisang, monastry, manang