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Kanchenjunga Base Camps trek: Where heaven and mountains meet

Feature · On 16 Feb 2020 by Mick Borroff

After hearing about its reputation as one of the most beautiful treks in the world, Mick Borroff decided to undertake the Kanchenjunga Base Camps trek in Nepal and see it...
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The Cicerone School is finished

Feature · On 22 Dec 2019 by Hannah Stevenson

Cicerone have been fundraising to rebuild an earthquake-damaged school in a village called Rawa Dolu in Nepal. Hannah visited the school and helped to decorate it and refurnish the classrooms.
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Tales from a first-time trekker: Hannah goes to Nepal

Feature · On 21 Dec 2019 by Hannah Stevenson

Cicerone have been fundraising to rebuild an earthquake-damaged school in a tiny village called Rawa Dolu in Nepal. Hannah was the lucky winner of a trip to Nepal to visit...
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The Cicerone School is nearly finished

News & Events · On 12 Oct 2019

Work is nearly complete on the rebuilding of "the Cicerone school" in Nepal, one of our fundraising projects for 2019. Here are some photos of the work done so far.
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Friends in high places - trekking and teaching geography in Nepal

Article · On 4 Sep 2019 by Kev Reynolds and Clare Crooke

Whilst trekking Kev Reynolds meets some identical twins and reflects on what a small world it really is, even when you are as far from Kent as Nepal. Illustrations by...
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The Kingdom of Mustang in the remote Nepalese Himalaya

Feature · On 31 Aug 2019 by Frank Husslage

Frank Husslage explores the once forbidden Kingdom of Mustang in the remote Nepalese Himalaya. He finds monks, seashells and shamanism and wishes he could better capture on film the vibrancy...
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Progress on the Cicerone School

News & Events · On 5 Jun 2019

Work is progressing on the rebuilding of "the Cicerone school" in Nepal, one of our fundraising projects for 2019. Here are some photos of the work done so far.
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An update on the Cicerone School

News & Events · On 9 May 2019

Work is progressing on the rebuilding of a school in Nepal, one of Cicerone's fundraising projects for our 50th anniversary.
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Introducing the Cicerone School

News & Events · On 13 Jan 2019

Cicerone is supporting the Juniper Trust to rebuild Rawa Dolu School and provide a three classroom school and a toilet block for the 50 children in the village. Here's an...
Thamserku Is One Of The Highlights Of The Views Between Namche And Khumjung

An intro to... Trekking in the Everest region

Article · On 22 Dec 2018

Trekking in the Everest region is not just about Everest. Here are a few things to consider on a trek in this part of the Himalaya.
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A Spotlight on... the Juniper Trust

Article · On 8 Aug 2018

The Juniper Trust was founded in 1994 by a group of volunteers, inspired by writer and teacher Angela Locke following her first visit to Nepal. Since those early beginnings, the...
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Searching for the best viewpoints in the Everest Region

Feature · On 8 May 2017 by Radek Kucharski

Away from the popular Kala Patthar and Everest Base Camp areas, Cicerone's Everest expert Radek Kucharski discovers the lesser-known gems in the Khumbu region and explores the Three Passes Trek...
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Trekking in the South Khumbu region of Nepal

Feature · On 3 Apr 2017 by Robin Pritchard

Robin Pritchard treks to Khiraule in the South Khumbu region of Nepal to visit the school and clinic his local village residents have fundraised to build, maintain and staff.
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Trekking in Nepal: Dolpo – A Land Behind The Clouds

Feature · On 9 Nov 2016 by Mick Borroff

Guest blogger Mick postponed his trip to go trekking in Nepal after the terrible earthquakes of last year. However, Nepal is now back open for business.
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Towards Everest: The Sunrises and Sunsets of Solukhumbu

Feature · On 11 Jul 2016 by Radek Kucharski

The Solukhumbu of the Nepalese Himalaya is one of captivating beauty for the trekker. Experienced guide and guidebook author Radek Kucharski takes us through some of his favourite places and...
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Api to Jumla: A truly magical mystery trek

Feature · On 9 Nov 2015 by Kev Reynolds

In this final extract from his inspirational memoirs about trekking in the Himalaya, Abode of the Gods, Kev Reynolds recalls a trek with a very real sense of mystery from...
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Dolpo: Nepal's Hidden Region Powered by Yak Dung

Feature · On 13 Oct 2015 by Kev Reynolds

In this third extract from his inspirational memoirs about trekking in the Himalaya, Abode of the Gods, Kev Reynolds describes the moment when he reached Nepal's remote Dolpo region for...
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On the Way to Annapurna

Feature · On 14 Sep 2015 by Kev Reynolds

In this second extract from his inspirational memoirs about trekking in the Himalaya, Abode of the Gods, Kev Reynolds describes his first few days on the Annapurna Circuit, from Besisahar...
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Because it's there – Everest trekking

Feature · On 6 Aug 2015 by Kev Reynolds

In these two extracts from a chapter of his inspirational book ‘Abode of the Gods’, which captures the wonders of trekking in the Nepal Himalaya in eight vivid stories, Kev...
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Despatches from Nepal

Feature · On 10 May 2015 by Siân Pritchard-Jones and Radek Kucharski

In the terrible Gorkha earthquake that hit Nepal on 25 April, over 7,000 people are now known to have been killed and hundreds of thousands made homeless. Many members of...