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Bungee to train police force

Bungee to train police force

- by Republica

To make courageous, altogether 120 police including 90 police inspectors and 30 instructors received basic bungee jump training at Last Resort, Bhotekhosi on Tuesday.

Butterflies abound in mountainous Mexican winter habitat

Butterflies abound in mountainous Mexican winter habitat

- by Associated Press

It’s challenging to convey the sheer magic of witnessing tens of thousands of butterflies hanging from trees in giant clumps, sunning themselves on the hillside or fluttering in the sky like snowflakes. But after experiencing it, it’s easier to understand folks like these, most of whom had traveled from the US to Mexico solely to see the monarchs.

FourHappyFeet: Journey of  lovebirds

FourHappyFeet: Journey of lovebirds

- by Rahat Poudel

Chris McCandless aka Alexandar Supertramp from the movie ‘Into the Wild’, quoted money as an illusion and said that one can go anywhere and do anything. Sangam Bhandari and Shikha Neupane based in London are the living evidence of this fact.

‘Tamu Hill Park’ for promoting tourism

‘Tamu Hill Park’ for promoting tourism

- by Republica

Phirphire is famous for Millennium cave, rural lifestyle, and traditional houses. There is a belief among locals that the park will help to promote rural tourism and Millennium Trek. An estimated budget of the park is around Rs 50,000,000

Lesser-known Millennium Cave

Lesser-known Millennium Cave

- by Binod Dhungana

Ghaderi village of Shukla Gandaki-12, Tanahun is a home to Millennium cave, which is one of the less-explored caves of Nepal. Located near to the Sadhi River which flows crossing the borders of Tanahun and Syangja, it is taken as one of the ideal caves in South Asia.

Sharks drawn to warm waters by Israeli coastal power plant

Sharks drawn to warm waters by Israeli coastal power plant

- by Associated Press

Sandbar and dusky sharks have been sighted around the power plant for decades, but scientists only started collecting data two years ago. Although they are still trying to count the smatterings of sharks nearby, researcher Aviad Scheinin said the hundreds flocking exclusively to the Hadera power plant every winter qualifies as “a legitimate and rare phenomenon.”

Prepossessing Panch Pokhari

Prepossessing Panch Pokhari

- by Pasang Lama Hyolmo

Nature is considered as the divinest gift of the creator. One of these notable gifts of nature on earth is Panch Pokhari. Nestled in the Himalayas and breathing-taking landscapes, it is equally blessed with religious and cultural values

Tribal land known for waterfalls won’t allow tour guides

Tribal land known for waterfalls won’t allow tour guides

- by Associated Press

The thousands of tourists who travel to a remote Native American reservation deep in the Grand Canyon each year to camp near a series of picturesque, blue-green waterfalls will have to do so without the benefit of professional guides.

Vegetarian's Wurst nightmare? Germany's sausage hotel

Vegetarian's Wurst nightmare? Germany's sausage hotel

- by Reuters

What happens when a German butcher opens a hotel? A vegetarian’s Wurst nightmare. There are pictures of sausages on the wallpaper, sausage-shaped pillows on the beds and bratwurst hanging from the ceiling. The room numbers are printed on butcher’s knives and even the soap looks like sausage.

The forgotten: Manthapokhari and the Shiva temple

The forgotten: Manthapokhari and the Shiva temple

- by Sajesh Raj Nepal

Locals here believe that the temple is related to the king Birat of Mahabharat since the place is very close to the remains of Bhediyari, the believed capital of Matchya kingdom ruled by king Birat. Professor Dr Som Prasad Khatiwada says that inside the cremation area are the remains of Rani Math related to the Malini, the beloved of King Salahesh, a folk legend.

Overcoming fears at The Last Resort

Overcoming fears at The Last Resort

- by Bipana Thapa

My heart raced as I stepped walked on bridge that would take me to the bunjy spot. My legs started to tremble and all I could hear was the sound of the Bhotekoshi River flowing down. As I peeked downward, I noticed that the drop was 160 meters -from the suspension bridge.