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Annapurna Circuit Road Construction and New Trails

Road construction around the Annapurna Circuit began in 2005 as part of a national plan to develop Nepal and now endangers this famous trek’s reputation. In this article we provide a brief overview

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Nepal Brick Industry Is Booming!

Construction comprises 10 or 11 percent of the GDP of Nepal and consumes about 35 percent of the national budget. It employs around a million people in a country of 28 million, making it the second-largest

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Sad News As Australian Man Dies Whilst Trekking In Nepal

A 64-year-old Australian man hiking in the region of Mount Everest in Nepal has died of what is suspected to be altitude sickness. Travelling with his niece and a guide, the Australian was returning from

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2014 Annapurna Circuit Snowstorm: Worst Nepal Trekking Disaster Ever

On October, 14th 2014 unusually severe snowstorms and avalanches in Central Nepal resulted in one of the worst trekking disasters the country has ever experienced. The storm arose from Cyclone Hudhud.

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