Nepal Govt. Regd. No. 1224/064, SWC Affiliation No. 22612

Local food in villages of Gorkha

Daal bhat tarkari is the daily meal eaten by all the Nepalese throughout the country. Daal is a soup made of lentils and spices which is served over the boiled grains known as bhat. The any variety of curry is known as tarkari. Achaar means the any types of pickles especially of tomatoes, potatoes, radish and cucumber. Usually tomatoes smashed with garlic and chilly adding salt refers to achaar eaten with daal bhat. It is the main staple diet of most Nepali people and usually eaten two times a day.

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Project Nepal 2011 Launched

American Research Scientist in Davis, California Peter S. Coates, including people from diverse backgrounds launched the Project Nepal 2011 to provide high standard curriculum and computer-based technology from sustainable energy resources within the schools of the Gorkha district.

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Livestock Worth AUD 2000 donated by Merv Presland

Mr. Merv Presland, a high school teacher and cattle breeder from Sydney, has donated a cow to Allan Walden, which was then sold for AUD 2,000. The proceeds have been donated to support the on-going Sambhav’s projects in Arupokhari, Gorkha.

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Prem Elected as the Chairman of the Arupokhari Society

Perm K Khatry – the President of Sambhav Nepal and the founder-cum-Managing Director of Ace the Himalaya – was elected as the new Chairman of the Arupokhari Society (a non-profit organization). Realizing Prem’s contribution throughout the villages in Arupokhari and his sincerity towards social service

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Well! Nepal was Truly the Normal Adventure

Four days prior to leaving I was at the farm catching up on things and we had some really good rain. I was on the Quad bike everywhere, when I had a little two second moment, and ended up with a grade three tear in my crucial ligament. So it was off to the phyiso for treatment, really how bad could it be? Well he was not so keen on me travelling to the Himalayas, not sure why, something to do with DVT on the plane. Well then came one of my great fears, I had to inject myself every 24hrs as a prevention to DVT while travelling. I HATE NEEDLES. Well I had a nicely bruised stomach for the first week. But the fact that Sammie my 18yrs old daughter was going to Nepal for the first time really left me no choice, I was not going to miss the time with her on an adventure of a lifetime.

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Tips for the Culturally Sensitive Traveler

It is always a good idea to learn about the culture and tradition of the place you’re traveling to. As with any country, Nepal has its own set of unique culture and tradition, distinctly different from the West. Here are some of the most important cultural tips to consider, especially in villages:

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