Mount Kailash in Western Tibet is sacred to Hindus, Buddhists, and the local Bön religion. The sources of the Indus, Sutlej, Ganga, and Brahmaputra Rivers are all found in close proximity to it. (Ruth Gamble)
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Plastic bottles from tourists cover the environment in Ladakh, India. (Ruth Gamble)
- Citizen Multilingualism: Communication During the COVID-19 Pandemic in NepalPrem Phyak explores how citizen multilingualism addressed the linguademic in Nepal.
- Surviving the Covid-19 Pandemic in the Himalayan BorderlandsSandesha Rayapa, PhD Banner image (above): A panoramic view of Budi, one of the many Rung villages in the higher regions situated above Dharchula (Source: Adesh S. Rayapa). Dharchula and its twin […]
- The Wrong Hertz: In Northeast Pakistan’s Mountains, Disaster Communication Encounters StaticBy Zainab Khalid (Lanzhou University and COMSATS University) The first thing that strikes travelers to the Gilgit-Baltistan region of Northern Pakistan, where the Hindu Kush, Karakoram and Himalaya mountain ranges meet, is […]
Indian soldiers boarding ferry boats on the Brahmaputra River in Guwahati, Assam. (Alexander Davis)
The Lhasa-Chengdu Railway under construction along the Yarlung Zangpo River in the Tibetan Autonomous Region. (Ruth Gamble)