Nepal

Would you risk your life for $4,500?

Would you risk your life for $4,500?

Mount Everest's crack team of route setters earns just $4,500 per season to keep climbers safe
Nepal reopens historic sites closed by quake

Nepal reopens historic sites closed by quake

Officials say extensive cleanup work has been completed following the April 25 disaster
Bhaktapur temples suffer severe quake damage

Bhaktapur temples suffer severe quake damage

CNN's Ivan Watson explores the destruction of historic temples in Bhaktapur, Nepal
Devastation in Nepal: Landmarks before and after quake

Devastation in Nepal: Landmarks before and after quake

Several of the country's best known treasures have been destroyed by the earthquake of April 25
Climbers to remove tons of Mount Everest trash

Climbers to remove tons of Mount Everest trash

A climbing group from the Indian army plans to trek up the 8,850-meter mountain to pick up at least 4,000 kilograms of waste
Thousands stranded as Nepal’s airport remains shut

Thousands stranded as Nepal’s airport remains shut

At least 160 flights cancelled after officials struggled to remove a plane that skidded off the runway at Kathmandu's airport on Wednesday
Commercial jet skids off runway at airport in Nepal

Commercial jet skids off runway at airport in Nepal

A Turkish Airlines jet carrying 224 people skids upon landing in Kathmandu
10 UNESCO World Heritage sites with wild back stories

10 UNESCO World Heritage sites with wild back stories

Murder. Greed. Oppression. Intrigue. These UNESCO sites aren't just beautiful, they tell some shocking tales
Himalayas' future is warmer, not necessarily brighter

Himalayas' future is warmer, not necessarily brighter

Recent deadly mountain incidents have created concern about climate change in Nepal
6 ways to do Nepal minus the mountains

6 ways to do Nepal minus the mountains

Step aside Mount Everest, this mountain country is home to cool cafes, crazy drinks and ancient Buddhist tradition
Seeking the thrill: Extreme hikers go the distance

Seeking the thrill: Extreme hikers go the distance

Between snow storms, avalanches and steep terrain, these hikers brave it all for stunning views and adventure
Heathrow installs 'Scent Globe': Which country has the best smells?

Heathrow installs 'Scent Globe': Which country has the best smells?

UK's Heathrow Airport pairs destinations with fragrances to evoke long distance travel. We do too
World's most spectacular footbridges

World's most spectacular footbridges

Up in the mountains and across deep chasms, these bridges are both spectacular and terrifying
The world's most incredible bike routes

The world's most incredible bike routes

Amazing two-wheel treks from the snow-capped Himalayas to the scorching forests of the Aussie bush
Ultimate rush: Soaring with Egyptian vultures though the skies of Nepal

Ultimate rush: Soaring with Egyptian vultures though the skies of Nepal

One man has given the sport of paragliding a twist, enabling fliers to share the skies with a vulture at 2,000-plus meters
After avalanche, Nepal opens up unclimbed peaks

After avalanche, Nepal opens up unclimbed peaks

With the addition of 104 previously unconquered Himalayan peaks, there are now 414 peaks open for climbing
Intimate view: An Everest Sherpa village in mourning

Intimate view: An Everest Sherpa village in mourning

In Nepal's Thame Valley, everything is influenced by climbing expeditions. One grieving family shares its pain and hope after April's Everest disaster
Climbers head home as Everest Sherpas refuse to work

Climbers head home as Everest Sherpas refuse to work

Though Mount Everest officially remains open, climbers and guides in Nepal are abandoning the 2014 season
Everest climbing season on hold after avalanche deaths

Everest climbing season on hold after avalanche deaths

Just days away from the start of the season, expeditions are unsure if climbs will go ahead
Security beefed up at Everest following mountain brawl

Security beefed up at Everest following mountain brawl

Police will be stationed at base camp to settle problems more quickly