Himalayas

By Larry Olmsted There are a lot of good reasons why someone might visit the Kingdom of Bhutan – but now there are more than ever. The only Buddhist nation on earth, Bhutan famously measures its success not with gross domestic product, like most countries, but rather with gross national

Interview by Everett Potter I met Steve Conlon of Above the Clouds years ago. He was a pioneer in the field of adventure travel, taking people on extended treks in the Himalayas. Now his daughter, Lisa Kumari Conlon, is literally following in her father’s footsteps. She has trekked alongside him

View of Nilgiri and Annapurna range from The Red House. Photo by Everett Potter. The Red House Lodge Kagbeni, Nepal     The village of Kagbeni, Nepal, is an ancient trading town on the old salt route between Nepal and Tibet. The town is a warren of mud-walled buildings, some topped