Nepal Safari Camp Ends Elephant-Back Tours

In Nepal’s Chitwan National Park, elephants are now being used as walking guides in the jungle rather than as traditional – and cruel – tourist transport. To read this article, click on the link below:

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Nepal-Tibet Border Reopens to Tourists after 2015 Earthquake

The famous Himalayan road from Lhasa to Kathmandu, partly destroyed by the earthquake, is back on the travel wishlist as the Kerung-Rasuwa border crossing reopens to international visitors. To read this Guardian travel article, please click on the link below:

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Obituary – Stewart McNab, former head of UNICEF in Nepal

Stewart McNab, who has died aged 69, was a former head of the children’s charity UNICEF in Nepal who was instrumental in a reduction of child mortality in the country. To read this Sunday Herald article further, please click on the link below:

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Nepal Floods: Elephants Deployed in Rescue Efforts

Dozens of elephants and rafts have been deployed to rescue nearly 500 people trapped by floods in a popular resort in southern Nepal, officials say. Several hotels in Sauraha, in Chitwan district, have been inundated, trapping the tourists, many of them foreigners. To read further click on the link below:

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