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  • Nepal, has the lowest per capita income in South Asia.
  • Those climbing the Himalayas often first visit the capital of Nepal, Katmandu.
  • Straddling the top of the world, one foot in China and the other in Nepal, I ... stared absently down at the vastness of Tibet.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • You look at pictures of Nepal, push a smile button, and you think that’s the same as going there.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle

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  • Europe, Central and South America, Australia, Africa, Bali, China, Nepal .
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Choice
  • The capital of Nepal!
    Rick Riordan  --  The Sea of Monsters
  • From what he could tell this wiry-looking person was maybe of northern Chinese or Nepalese or even Mongolian ethnicity.
    William P. Young  --  The Shack
  • The hand that went up belonged to a tiny Asian boy whose soft features suggested he might be Nepalese or Tibetan.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • Was he Melanesian, Polynesian, Indonesian, Nepalese, Surinamese, Dutch-Chinese?
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • Devouring Kali (carved wood, Nepal, eighteenth—nineteenth century A.D.).
    Joseph Campbell  --  The Hero With a Thousand Faces

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  • And he reminded the AHF’s members, many of whom were America’s elite mountaineers, of Sir Edmund Hillary’s legacy in Nepal.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • On its way out, it had dropped more in the Ghorkidi regions of Nepal. which were just on the end of a very long supply line.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • The Rough Guide to Nepal; The Great Sights of Canada; America by Car; Fodor’s Guide to the Bahamas; Let’s Go Bhutan.
    John Green  --  Paper Towns
  • Here, in the impoverished northern Indian state of Bihar, near the Nepalese border, there’s not much else available commercially—except sex.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • In March 1996, Outside magazine sent me to Nepal to participate in, and write about, a guided ascent of Mount Everest.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • Additionally, the government decreed that no more than four expeditions would be allowed on the Nepalese flanks each season.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • Nevertheless, five weeks after I returned from Nepal I delivered a manuscript to Outside, and it was published in the September issue of the magazine.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • And the brothels will be staffed with slave girls trafficked from Nepal or Bangladesh or poor Indian villages.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • In the spring of 1993, on the fortieth anniversary of the first ascent, a record fifteen expeditions, comprising 294 climbers, attempted to scale the peak from the Nepalese side.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • Tenzing became a national hero throughout India, Nepal, and Tibet, each of which claimed him as one of their own.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • The flood of Everesters therefore shifted from Nepal to Tibet, leaving hundreds of Sherpas out of work.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • The ensuing hue and cry persuaded Nepal, in the spring of 1996, to abruptly cancel the four-expedition limit.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • By the time Fischer left for Nepal in the spring of 1996, he’d begun to garner more of the recognition that he thought was his due.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • Eighteen days earlier she’d broken into tears when she’d taken me to the plane to Nepal.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • From the moment I agreed to go to Nepal my intention was to ascend every bit as high as my unexceptional legs and lungs would carry me.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • The latrines were so abhorrent that most people, Nepalese and Westerners alike, evacuated their bowels outside on the open ground, wherever the urge struck.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • She is from a poor family on the Nepal border and was sold to a Nutt clan, then taken to a rural house where the brothel owner kept prepubescent girls until they were mature enough to attract customers.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • The government of Nepal recognized that the throngs flocking therms of safety, aesthetics, and Everest created serious problems in palese impact to the environment.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • Further funds piled up as Hillary’s representatives sold European film and press rights and obtained an advance for a book about the expedition before Hillary left for Nepal.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • In 1949, after centuries of inaccessibility, Nepal opened it borders to the outside world, and a year later the new Communist regime in China closed Tibet to foreigners.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • They had firm plans to join forces and attempt Manaslu-a difficult 26,781-foot peak in central Nepal-immediately after guiding their respective clients up Everest in 1996.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • Demarcating the Nepal-Tibet border, towering more than 12,000 feet above the valleys at its base, Everest looms as a three-sided pyramid of gleaming ice and dark, striated rock.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • —ABRAHAM LINCOLN After visiting Meena Hasina and Ruchira Gupta in Bihar, Nick crossed from India into Nepal at a border village crowded with stalls selling clothing, snacks, and more sinister wares.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • In the spring of 1953 a large British team, organized with the righteous zeal and overpowering resources of a military campaign, became the third expedtion to attempt Everest from Nepal.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • The Western Cum, pronounced koom, was named by George Leigh Mallory, who first saw it during the initial Everest expedition of 1921 from the Lho La, a high pass on the border between Nepal and Tibet.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • To hear him describe those first years in California, there was hardly an interval between the week-long course he took on Southern California’s Suicide Rocks and leading climbs of twenty-thousand-foot-plus peaks in Nepal.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • What the Nepalese ministers didn’t take into consideration, however, was that China charged only $15,000 to allow a team of any size to climb the mountain from Tibet and placed no limit on the number of expeditions each season.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • With their diminutive size, toughness, and supreme ability to thrive at altitudes where few humans choose even to visit, they have physically reminded many mountaineers climbing in Baltistan of their distant cousins to the east, the Sherpa of Nepal.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • Judging from the fact that sixteen of the thirty expeditions on Everest last spring were climbing on the Nepalese side of the mountain, the high cost of obtaining a permit doesn’t seem to have been a significant deterrent.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • A few months before Willie Unsoeld departed for Nepal, I reached the summit of my first mountain-an unspectacular 9,000-foot volcano in the Cascade Range that now sports a chairlift to the top-in the company of my dad, Willie, and Regon.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • By any measure this is a lot of money-it equals the mortgage on my Seattle home-and the quoted price did not include airfare to Nepal or personal equipment, No company’ fee was higher-indeed, some of his competitors charged a third as much.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • Designated Peak XV by surveyors in the field who’d first measured the angle of its rise with a twenty-four-inch theodolite three years earlier, the mountain in question jutted from the spine of the Himalaya in the forbidden kingdom of Nepal.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • This rule is strictly enforced, and violators face prohibitive fines and expulsion from Nepal.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • He’s not even a South African citizen-the guy’s a Brit, and he entered Nepal on his British passport.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • Less than two weeks before departing for Nepal he had undergone minor throat surgery, leaving his trachea in an extremely sensitive condition.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • It was determined that Geran Kropp, a young Swede who had ridden a bicycle from Stockholm to Nepal, would make the first attempt, alone, on May 3.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • Tenzing Norgay and other eminent Sherpas signed a petition demanding that the government of Nepal conduct an official inquiry of the purported ascent.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • They moved to Jumla, in western Nepal, for two years, while Bishop completed research for his doctorate on ancient trade routes.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • She was in Nepal about to leave on a trek.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • Because the Kingdom of Nepal kept its borders closed until 1949, the initial Everest reconnaissance, and the next eight expeditions to follow, were forced to approach the mountain from the north, through Tibet, and never passed anywhere near the Khumbu.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
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