VIDEO: Cowichan Valley filmmaker revisits earthquake zone in ‘Nepal’s Heartbeat’

It’s been a tough two years but there’s lots to see as Nepal rebuilds, filmmaker Nick Versteeg finds.

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It’s back to the Himalayas for an earthquake update as Cowichan Valley filmmaker Nick Versteeg’s DV Media presents the premiere of Nepal’s Heartbeat at the Cowichan Performing Arts Centre on Tuesday, Sept. 19, starting at 7 p.m. Register to remove ADS In the sequel to his eye-opening Five Weeks in Nepal, producer Versteeg takes the...

Places in Nepal Where Men Can’t Go and Only Women are Allowed to Go

Places in Nepal Where Men Can’t Go: – Nepal is a country where gender remains an issue that wants to address since it involves the...

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5 Places in Nepal Where Men Can’t Go and Only Women are Allowed to Go Places in Nepal Where Men Can’t Go: – Nepal is a country where gender remains an issue that wants to address since it involves the segregation of male and feminine within the social setting. Socially, men and girls are treated terribly and it’s been happening for ages. Therefore, there remain places and things that welcome one gender but reject the other. Men and girls have completely different status within the society...

Pokhara, Nepal

Coming Back Down To Earth

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Coming down from the trek was bittersweet. On one hand, we were looking forward to being back in ‘civilization’…aka, proper coffee, hot showers and food other than noodles and lentils. On the other hand, we were sad to say goodbye to the fresh air, peacefulness and serenity of the Himalayas, something only nature and rural...

AMAZING FACTS ABOUT NEPAL (Infographics)

Thought you knew Nepal? Well, maybe it’s time to think again. This infographic contains 50 amazing facts about this astounding country that will surprise you.

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Nepal lies sandwiched between the two domineering land masses and national powers that are India and China, yet it still manages to retain a culture that is distinctly its own. We all know that the highs of visiting Nepal include the majestic towering peak of Mount Everest, which finally kisses the sky at 8,850 metres....

In these districts in Nepal, 9 out of 10 people still use wood to cook food

Firewood has been a traditional source of fuel to cook in Nepal. Though few districts now use LPG gas and electricity, let’s take a look...

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Firewood has been a traditional source of fuel to cook in Nepal. Though few districts now use LPG gas and electricity, let’s take a look at what the data reveals. According to the data from nepalmap.org, 64% people in Nepal are still dependent upon wood to cook their food. That means out 6 out of...

The Wonders of Nepal

Nepal is not a travel destination one often hears about. Known for containing Mount Everest and 8 of the world’s tallest mountains, the views and...

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Nepal is not a travel destination one often hears about. Known for containing Mount Everest and 8 of the world’s tallest mountains, the views and natural surroundings are absolutely breathtaking. Nepal is located in the Himalayas, bordered to the west, east and south by the Republic of India and to the north by the People’s...

How Many People Are at Risk of Losing Their Temporary Protected Status?

Over 300,000 individuals who currently have legal status could lose it if their Temporary Protected Status (TPS) is terminated over the course of the next...

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Over 300,000 individuals who currently have legal status could lose it if their Temporary Protected Status (TPS) is terminated over the course of the next year. Nationals of ten countries who have been living and working in the United States under this protected status are facing the threat of having their status taken away by...
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