Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011
Filmmaker, 24 (Nepalese)
The best things are the nature and Nepal's beautiful places. The fact that it is a very diverse and culturally rich society is great, too. And there is also a lot to explore around the country.
Businessman, 42 (Nepalese)
This country is great — it has amazing mountains and people. But the political crisis and transitional issues (Nepal is trying to make peace after a decade-long conflict) are unique, too — they're bad.
Volunteer physiotherapist, 28 (Japanese)
I love the images of Nepal: There are interesting historic towns and villages, spectacular Himalayan peaks, hills and serene valleys. When I have free time, I like to travel, especially to the mountains. They are amazing.
Socialtours.com founder, 42 (Nepalese)
Nepal is heaven for soft-adventure and offbeat travel. There are craft tours, heritage walks, agrotourism, wildlife watches, yoga in the mountains, dancing with shamans, chances to learn local cooking, and charity challenges.
Environmental education volunteer, 24 (Japanese)
I think the best thing to do in Nepal is to interact with the people. They are so loving and caring to their foreign guests. Hanging out with Nepalese friends, we can just sit back, relax and enjoy the best local spots.
Senior volunteer, 62 (Japanese)
I like the Himalayan mountains and the green hills that are all around. I also love trekking in the Himalayas. I have done a great number of treks in my free time, and I'd like to do a lot more.