Date Archives December 2018

Win-Win Relationships Are Built Into Our Business

At Far Horizon an important aspect of running international photo tours is making a positive impact in the areas we operate. We constantly look for ways we and our local operators can benefit from our long term relationships. In Nepal, we’re happy to announce our local guide of choice, Kami Sherpa, has recently passed his… Read More

Travel Memories: Khumbu Cargo

The Khumbu Region of Nepal, which encompasses Sagarmatha National Park and Mt. Everest, is a remote area with no roads. The Sherpa who have lived there for scores of generations, travel and traded across the area using a variety of cargo transport means. Arrival These days most visitors will arrive by plane, or sometimes helicopter… Read More

Travel Memories: Lawudo Gompa

High in the Himalayas, in a place very few trekkers ever visit, you can find the Lawudo Gompa above Mende. The Sherpa structures are built around the cave Guru Lama Zopa Rinpoche carved out under a giant boulder for his decades of meditation. The space is now turned into a shrine to the Guru, with the accompanying… Read More