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Harsh Man Rai
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John Steinbeck once wrote, "Many a trip continues long after movement in time and space has ceased." Steinbeck was describing the lasting impact that travel has on a person, how the experiences are not only preserved as memories, but revisited and re-experienced many times for the rest of their lives... #helmetstories #mustang #nepal #adventure
Once an independent kingdom, Mustang was closely tied in trade, hence language and culture with Tibet. Caravan trains packed with Himalayan salt and silks would pick their way down from the mountains to do business on the Indian plains. Later, in the 17th century, an economic decline set in as cheaper salt became more readily available in India. Settlements were abandoned, left to the wilderness. Today, Mustang’s desolate valleys and hills feel at once peaceful and haunting... #helmetstories
This is one Sherpa who prefers motorcycling... @sonam_pinasa brother to multiple Everest summiteer Maya Sherpa, a Nepali climbing legend, showed us the ropes in Mustang as well as his solid riding skills... Also uncanny was his talent for sniffing out the best momo joints in every village in Mustang #helmetstories #adventure