Stories tagged “travel”
Nestled in Himalayan forests and spread across seven hills, the former “summer capital” of the British Raj (and now capital of an Indian state) has preserved more than a hint of its colonial charm.
The Chhetri sisters teach women the skills they need to work as mountaineering guides for female tourists in Nepal. They’ve also started a skills-building program which they say has a dramatic, transformative effect on many of the hundreds of women who’ve participated.
The Alexander Griboyedov served as our floating hotel as we cruised from Moscow to St. Petersburg on some of Russia’s most picturesque waterways. Along the way, we discovered a country still exploring its new freedom.
An inside look at life in an orphanage in a small, rural village in the Russian heartland shortly after the disintegration of the Soviet Union.