Trekking Essay Examples

  • INDIA A BRIEF DESCRIPTION

    2026 words - 9 pages

    =========================================================================== INDIA A BRIEF DESCRIPTION =========================================================================== * Official Name : Republic of India * Capital : New Delhi * Nationality : Indian * Geographical Area (Sq. Km.) : 32,87,263 * Population (2001) : 1,02,87,37,436 Males : 53,22,23,090 Females : 49,65,14,346 * Pop. Density : 325 per sq. km. * Sex Ratio : 933 females per 1000 males * Literacy Rate (2001) : 64.8% Males : 75.2% Females : 53.7% * Total workers : 40,22,34,724

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    KING PRITHVI NARAYAN SHAHS SHORT BIOGRAPHY

    984 words - 4 pages

    KING PRITHVI NARAYAN SHAH’S SHORT BIOGRAPHY “Prithvinarayan Shah was king at twenty, conqueror at forty-seven and father of his country by the time of his death at the age of fifty-three.” -Father Ludwig F Stiller in “The Rise of the House of Gorkha” The Principality of Gorkha The principality of Gorkha was founded by Drabya Shah, prince of Lamjung in 1559 (Acharya, 1967: 115). Northern boundary of Gorkha with Tibet was impassable Himalayas. Neighboring Lamjung and Tanahu to the West, Makwanpur and Kantipur to the South and East respectively, all were superior to her in terms of eco

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    Training At High Altitude

    1259 words - 6 pages

    Introduction Training at a high altitude has many different effects on the body. For most people, high altitude training is very beneficial and aids many of the top athletes in the world. Training at a high altitude consists of training between 1500 meters to 3500 meters above sea level. Very high altitude training consists of training anything above 5000 meters above sea level. Altitude training is frequently used by competitive endurance athletes in an attempt to improve sea-level athletic performance (Chapman, Stray-Gundersen, & Levine, 1998). In the United States, many professional

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    Beauty Within A Small Territory Of Nepal

    1155 words - 5 pages

    Beauty within small territory of Nepal Raju Aryal Why don’t you visit? Descriptive Essay Word count: 1100 11/05/08 If somebody is looking to travel abroad, I would recommend to them not to miss "the Himalayan Kingdom of Nepal". Most of the people o

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    Inca

    811 words - 4 pages

    Inca Annotated bibliography "Inca." Encyclopedia Britannica. 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online. 16 Nov. 2008 . The Britannica encyclopedia is a great source to find information on almost any topic related to “Inca”. This website seems to be very useful considering it contains all the necessary subtopics (people, life, civilization, rulers, etc.) on my main topic, Ancient Inca. The encyclopedia also gives a good back up for each fact that it states. If this source were to be rated, it would get approximately an 8/10 for

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    My Favorite City Is

    333 words - 2 pages

    Sirens and busy city sidewalks, yellow taxis and the subway, hot dog stands on every corner, Central Park covered in a blanket of snow, broadway and all of its glamour and the bright lights of Times Square are what comes to mind when I picture New York City. I have not traveled to New York yet but it is my favorite place in the world- a city that never sleeps, a city that stands alone, and a city that is cosmopolitan. There is no place like New York, which is why many people with different nationalities are living there. There are many Chinese living in New York and New York’s Chinatown is one

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    17 Day In Tibet

    529 words - 3 pages

    17 Day Tibet Trip This is a 17 days Trek that takes you along the Kali Gandaki Valley to the ancient Himalayan Kingdom of Mustang. The word 'Mustang' conjures up ideas of remoteness and seclusion, a region lost amongst the mountains. This was an independent country until it was closely consolidated into Nepal just a few decades ago. The kingdom of Mustang lies in the rain shadow formed by the Annapurna & Nilgiri Himalayas and thus gets very little rain which fortunately, makes the area ideal for trekking even in the mid monsoon while the other areas of Nepal remain unsuitable for trekking

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    Tourism In Nepal And It S Environmental Impact

    2572 words - 11 pages

    In 1989 my family an I moved to Nepal; in 1993 I had the extraordinary experience of visiting Namche Bazar in the Khumbu region of the country. I was too young to realize at the time, but it was the fortieth anniversary of Sir Edmund Hillary’s world renowned accent to the top of Mount Everest. This year would become a record for the mountaineering community in which 129 mountaineers made it to the summit. Since 1953 when Sir Edmund Hillary and his Sherpa Tenzing Norgay successfully reached the summit, there have been 3050 more like it by 2062 individuals, as well as 206 deaths as of 2005(Byers

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    Andean Builders

    598 words - 3 pages

    Andean Builders By the time Spanish arrived at the South America, indigenous people were organized in large empires and built large cities, greater than anything Europeans have ever seen before. Unfortunately, blinded by the shining gold, Spanish conquistadors did not see the glory and monumentality of Inca engineering. The largest empire in the New World stayed firm in Andean Mountains and united neighboring communities since its founding around 1200 for more than 300 years. Inca people somehow managed to keep large population and build beautiful cities and fortresses in this harsh area. El

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    Nepal

    713 words - 3 pages

    Nepal is a landlocked nation, surrounded by India on 3 sides and by Tibet (now a province of China) in the north. Historically, international trade before the 1950s was with these countries. Exports have consisted of primary agricultural produce, while everything not produced locally has been imported. Throughout the years of development, these imports have included industrial inputs, fertilizers, and petroleum. Since the 1970s, the balance of trade has been increasingly negative. During the same period, however, exports of garments and carpets have grown, reaching sales close to US$300 millio

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    Descriptive Essay

    346 words - 2 pages

    The thick, burnt scent of roasted coffee tickled the tip of my nose just seconds before the old, faithful alarm blared a distorted top-forty through its tiny top speaker. Wiping away the grit of last night's sleep, the starch white sunlight blinded me momentarily as I slung my arm like an elephant trunk along the top of the alarm, searching for the snooze button. While stretching hands and feet to the four posts of my bed, my eyes opened after several watery blinks. I crawled out of the comforter, edging awkwardly like a butterfly from a cocoon, swinging my legs over the side of the bed. The d

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    Isereal

    413 words - 2 pages

    Alexander Prendes International Relations 6/03/2011 Introduction: India and Pakistan made little progress after defense secretaries from both countries failed to deliver a breakthrough on demilitarizing a Himalayan glacier which too many is considered the world’s highest battlefield. A two day meeting in New Delhi was part of a series of discussions held between India and Pakistan issues which included trade, water rights, terrorism and the fate of the disputed region of Kashmir. After a month in which tensi

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    Leh Ladakh

    2344 words - 10 pages

    http://www.leh-ladakh.com/ladakh-tourism.html http://www.holidayiq.com/destinations/Ladakh-Leh-Overview.html http://www.tripadvisor.in/Hotels-g297625-Leh_Ladakh_Jammu_and_Kashmir-Hotels.html the grand dragon ladakh-hotel Ladakh Travel Tips Best time to visit Ladakh Ladakh is open for tourist throughout the year, while the best period for tour and trek is from June to October. Most of the trekking routes are closed after November due to heavy snowfall at high passes except the Liker to Kahltsey (Sham) trek. The best period for Chadar trek is from January to Mid-March.  Travel Kit Clothi

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    Just Like

    669 words - 3 pages

    1) Trust, respect, patience, compassion, pride, understanding, tolerance, sensitivity, honesty, sincerity 2) Particular, unusual, untraditional, special, 3) I think that it is a fairy tale because fairy tales always begins with” once there was”, and there iis not reality. And the Sherpa women came 3 times for helping the girl. And it ends happily 4) Supernatural elements, fairies, a witch, 3 moral, magic, an omniscient narrator(alvidende fortæller ) , miracles, once upon a time.      Page 22 task 1) Once there was, the Sherpa man came 3 times for helping the. 2) 3) A) Because his f

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    History Of Nepalese Army

    372 words - 2 pages

    HISTORY OF THE NEPALESE ARMY Nepal lies along the mountains of the central portion of the Himalayas. This rectangular piece of South Asia has acted as an important bridge linking two ancient civilizations of the Asian continent – China in the North and India in the South. The land slopes downwards from the almost impenetrable and mighty Himalayan wall of the North until it reaches the Southern fertile Tarai plains. The narrow track of Tarai plains was once covered by thick tropical forest known as the Char Kose Jhadi. This malarial curtain kept settlements out until the forests wer

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    History

    401 words - 2 pages

    Welcome to Vietnam, one of the countries has a lot of natural beautiful sceneries. And today, I will introduce you Sapa is the most famous place in my country. Sapa is a mountainous district of Laocai city. Sapa is well known as a townlet. With a charming and romantic landscape, it attracts million people come here each year. At the height of 1600 meters above sea level, the average temperature is 15-18 Celsius; Sapa is a unique place in Vietnam that has snow in winter and always is covered by fog around year. There is the difference about scene between summer and winter, so you won’t fell

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    Geography

    1369 words - 6 pages

    SAARC The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) is an economic and political organization of eight countries in Southern Asia. In terms of population, its sphere of influence is the largest of any regional organization: almost 1.5 billion people, the combined population of its member states. In the late 1970s, Bangladesh President Ziaur Rahman proposed the creation of a trade bloc consisting of South Asian countries. The Bangladeshi proposal was accepted by India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka during a meeting held in Colombo in 1981. In August 1983, the leaders adopted the Declar

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    A Turquoise Gem

    558 words - 3 pages

    A Turquoise Gem Llanganuco Lagoon in “Callejón de Huaylas”…where in the world is this? My husband, Milton, my children, Sara and Gamaliel, and I discovered this place in the summer of 1999. After a long time planning on taking a trip to Perú, we were finally in Lima, the capital. We were told that one of the most interesting places to visit was the “Callejón de Huaylas” in the province of Huaraz, a valley 250 miles north of Lima. The only way to go to Huaraz was taking a touristic bus. The Andean Mountains were seven to eight hours away from the capital. We started our trip at 10:00 pm. It

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