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Find tips for trekking in Nepal via the Web

...heart of the Himalayas, the kingdom of Nepal has become such a popular destination that...World Wide Web. Start with the basics from Nepal's Department of Tourism -- south-asia...Travel Manual" leads to brief articles on Nepal's cities, international flight schedules...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/22/tec_248158.shtml
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Nepal, Hillary celebrate Everest anniversary

KATMANDU, Nepal -- From modest Sherpas to the royal family, Nepal honored Sir Edmund Hillary on Thursday to celebrate the...the climb that tested the limits of human endurance. Nepal granted Hillary honorary citizenship for his five decades...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/30/oth_374101.shtml
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Huss takes fourth shot at Everest

...years, the massive mountain straddling the Nepal-Tibet border has driven Chuck Huss like...000, without equipment. The airfare to Nepal alone can be close to $3,000. Then...Many groups hire an arranger in Katmandu, Nepal's capital, to set things up in advance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/03/27/oth_448632.shtml
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Climbers pursue Everest on 50th anniversary

KATMANDU, Nepal -- Wind storms forced more than 100 climbers to retreat from the south face of Mount Everest on Wednesday amid celebrations marking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/22/oth_373352.shtml
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Elephants, pooper-scoopers take to polo field

...organized sport in the Himalayan kingdom of Nepal in 1982. Each December, teams from around...event, was won by a seasoned team from Nepal. Squads from Singapore and Sri Lanka also...Edwards, a longtime British resident of Nepal, keeps 25 elephants at his Tiger Tops...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/10/01/biz_322909.shtml
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Sightings of creature still being reported

For centuries, the mountain people of Nepal and Tibet have feared the yeti, a man-beast they say inhabits the snow-fields of the Himalayas. The creature is said to have...

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Michael Palin up to something completely different

...Travel Channel - chronicles his six-month journey over the Khyber Pass from Pakistan to Afghanistan and then into India, Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan and Burma. Known as the stammering Ken in "A Fish Called Wanda" and, of course, for "Monty Python's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/18/tel_456373.shtml
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Hillary unhappy with Everest conditions on 50th anniversary of conquest

KATMANDU, Nepal -- On the eve of the 50th anniversary...said he appreciated his warm welcome in Nepal as well as the interest in his feat. However...money, as we are." He acknowledged that Nepal had changed during the past half century...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/29/oth_373993.shtml
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Everest base camp to get Internet cafe

KATMANDU, Nepal -- It could be the most challenging Internet...traders living high in the Himalayas until Nepal opened its borders to tourism in 1950...radio equipment. The Square Network in Nepal is helping set up equipment at the base...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/08/tec_368374.shtml
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After 50 years, some Mount Everest veterans suggest letting highest peak rest

KATMANDU, Nepal -- Sir Edmund Hillary and other Mount...035-foot peak. "I have suggested to the Nepal government that they should stop giving...reaching the summit in the last week alone, Nepal's tourism board said. Reinhold Messner...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/28/oth_373887.shtml
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