"We've run out of pilots," comes the shout. Not exactly reassuring words to a first-time paraglider.
Leisa Tyler follows ancient routes and new paths alike on a Nepalese walking trail set among its magnificent landscapes.
At Everest, it's not just the mountain that takes some guts, writes Flip Byrnes.
Louise Southerden joins the Tibetans and trekkers drawn to the Annapurna region's 'luminous' lake city.
Leisa Tyler discovers the Himalayan nation is gearing up for a new generation of well-heeled travellers.
Flip Byrnes sets out on a search for truth and beauty on Nepal's Annapurna Circuit.
I had expected life in Kathmandu to happen on the street but I didn't know I'd be watching a cremation on my first day in town.
The Traveller team recounts some of the people, places and surprises that filled the year with unforgettable moments.
There's something special about a country that sits among the Himalayas. Whether it's the bluey hues of snow-top mountains where a sunrise first touches, to the chimes of bells from monasteries on cloud covered hill-tops or the lingering solemnity of ancient Buddhists processions. Home to the highest peak on earth - Everest - Nepal exerts a powerful influence on the imaginations of visitors, young and old.