Sharing ethically traded beautiful products from Nepal and supporting education in remote areas

Walking In Tibet

Journey to The Roof of the World

Known as the “Roof of the World” Tibet is home to a rich cultural heritage and a warm and welcoming people, a vast and sparsely populated plateau surrounded by a stunning landscape of towering mountains and deep narrow valleys, which include many of the world’s highest and most formidable peaks, One of the most iconic …

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Where is Nepal?

I am often asked “where is Nepal? The easy answer is “its the home of Everest, at the foot of the Himalayas”. To be more precise Nepal is a land locked kingdom in Southern Asia, squeezed between India and China.
Nepal is a trekkers paradise, but there is so much more to this wonderful country than trekking. It is a land of amazing scenery, charming hill villages, hidden temples and even jungle wildlife.

Streets of Thamel
The streets of Thamel

Kathmandu is the capital city, an incredibly diverse city where old meets new, where ancient traditions are enriched by festivals and processions. With its stunning architecture and bustling street markets Kathmandu is often described as a living museum. Kathmandu is a melting pot of diverse cultures and lifestyles, faiths and beliefs and the traffic is completely crazy!!

Prayer Flags

The fluttering prayer flags are colourful cotton cloth squares in white, blue, yellow, green and red. They are adorned with images and mantras and connected with a long string. The Tibetan word for the flags is Lung ta, lung meaning wind and ta meaning horse – literally “wind horse” a mythical Tibetan creature from pre-Buddhist times that combined …

Welcome to Amadablam!

We recently launched Amadablam to showcase handicraft products created by artisans in Nepal Maxine was working as a travel rep when she befriended a Nepalese man called Gokul while on a trip to Warsaw. They kept in touch via Facebook and after the devastating earthquake in Nepal in April 2015, she checked in on him …

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