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One of the world’s greatest archaeological mysteries is hidden in the Himalayas. 10,000 man-made caves have been tunneled through the rock from above or dug into the cliffside. Who built these ancient structures and why?
Read more & videos: “Sky Caves of Nepal, Part 1: The Climber | Nat Geo Live” (11:46) and “Lost Caves of Mustang – Ancient Tibet” (53:30) via —Humans Are Free
In the 1990s, Nepali native Anuradha Koirala would walk by Kathmandu’s Pashupatinath Temple every morning. And every morning she would meet the women who were begging on those streets. When she struck up a conversation with them, she realized that they were all survivors of gender-based violence. This hit home, because she had dealt with the physical and emotional trauma at the hands of an abusive ex-husband. That moment of connection is what set her on the path to becoming Nepal’s Mother Teresa. ➤➤
Millions of people in India, Bangladesh, and Nepal have been displaced.
To point out that mainstream media and Western news sources often blackout whole subjects or ignore certain events is not surprising or new information, and yet it’s shocking every time it happens with something huge. That ‘something huge’ this time is a devastating flood that wreaked havoc on South Asian nations at the same time thatHurricane Harveydestroyed everything in its path in parts of Texas and Louisiana. The flooding in South Asia, however, has proved to be much deadlier and yielded little to no media coverage…….
(Natural News) In an astonishing feat of survival, a Taiwanese hiker was rescued in the Himalayas after 47 days stranded in the area, Telegraph.co.uk reported. Twenty-one year-old Liang Sheng-yueh was found in the Nepali section of the famous and notoriously challenging mountain range. The hiker was not just alive, but conscious and even speaking —…