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Tibetan nomads and the television

Tibetan nomads and the television

At 66, as I think about the intense desire to go out and explore the world, I immediately find a whole bunch of reasons to do so. There are so many in ...
Discovering a new world

Discovering a new world

While travelling through Western Europe this year, my wife and I visited Seville, Spain, and Lisbon, Portugal, among other destinations. These two cit ...
40 years since the “Slovenian Everest”

40 years since the “Slovenian Everest”

May 2019 marks the 40th anniversary of Slovenians having first set foot on Mount Everest with its 8,848 metres. This success also provided us wit ...
Winter, avalanches, and other hazards

Winter, avalanches, and other hazards

According to meteorologists, the main reason for the contradiction in how winter is experienced in Europe is the high-pressure system holding over Gre ...
Our daily litter

Our daily litter

Pollution of our planet has remained one of the main topics in the media in 2018. News about an island of plastic waste three times the size of France ...
Thamel district

Thamel district

The city quarter of Thamel is the true tourist center of Katmandu. On meager 2 square kilometers you will not find as much different offers and busine ...
Happy new year

Happy new year

»For those who don't climb mountains, I give you this warm recommendation in picture from; for those who do, you already know what to do:   ...
10th October

10th October

The 10th October 1975 is a very special and important day in my life, since it was then when Ivič Kotnik and I managed to climb on the top of Makalu, ...
The cross through Nepal

The cross through Nepal

Crossing Nepal from south to north and east to west Because of its 8 tops, which in these parts of Nepal reach a height of over 8000m, and one of t ...
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