Himalayas

Hotter, Wetter, Deeper: The World's Most Extreme Places

HomeAway.co.uk | Posted 09.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
HomeAway.co.uk

Humans love extremes. Extreme sports, extreme weather and extreme places. Higher, harder, longer. Hotter, wetter, deeper. No one recalls the second-lowest point on earth, but everyone knows the lowest - the Dead Sea. Go extreme or go home. There's no place for also-rans in this blog post: only the extremest of the extreme.

Let's Play Our Favourite Game, Spot The Snow Leopard (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 29.04.2014 | UK

Here’s a snow leopard wearing an invisibility cloak. Can you see him? He is there, promise. Masterfully blending into the rocky terrain of t...

Crouching Gazelles, Hidden Cheetah (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK

In an occasional series of animals exhibiting fiendishly brilliant camouflage skills we bring you this cheetah. What’s that, you can’t see him...

Can You Spot The Snow Leopards? (PICTURE)

Huffington Post UK/ Caters | Sara C Nelson | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK

SEE ALSO: Crouching Gazelles, Hidden Cheetah. There Is A Big Cat In This Image, Promise (PICTURES) On first sight it looks like a dingy mountain ra...

In Search of Enlightenment: Destinations to Revive a Weary Soul

HomeAway.co.uk | Posted 10.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
HomeAway.co.uk

When the chaos of everyday life gets a bit much, it's time to take a break that will revive your body and soul. While holidays lounging on the beach may be restorative, some of us look for an experience that will leave us with more than just beautiful photographs and happy memories.

Finding Fire: Swiss Alpinist Ueli Steck Back on Himalaya

Will Ross | Posted 20.04.2014 | UK Sport
Will Ross

Nicknamed 'The Swiss Machine', Steck is known for his outstanding ability in alpine free climbing. Since setting a number speed records up Europe's highest mountains, the last few years have seen Steck focus on climbing in the Himalayas to peaks in excess of 8000m. The joint ascent of Everest and Lohtse was one of Steck's major high altitude bids for 2013.

What Motorbiking Has Taught Me About Life Part Two

Benedict Beaumont | Posted 20.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Benedict Beaumont

If you have the strength to let go of your plans, if you have the courage to abandon your preconceived notions and the wisdom to admit sometimes you are wrong, you can start to trust that fate will push you in the right direction. It invariably does.

Nepal Plane Crash Latest In Long List Of Tragedies

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.11.2012 | UK

The high number of adventurers drawn to Nepal to climb the world's highest mountains has led to more than its fair share of tragedies. Friday's pla...

Avalanche In Nepal Kills Nine Climbers

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.09.2012 | UK

At least nine climbers are feared dead and six more are still missing after an avalanche struck as they climbed towards a Himalayan peak in Nepal cons...

WATCH: Base Jumper Breaks Record In 90 Second Fall From Mountain

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 06.08.2012 | UK

Base jumper Valery Rozov has broken a world record after falling for 90 seconds from a 6000m mountain. Rozov climbed the peak in the Indian Himalay...

Three Climbers Dead Descending Everest

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 20.07.2012 | UK

Three climbers have died and two more are missing on a return journey from the summit of Mount Everest. According to the AP, mountain officials sai...

Top Five Stylish Hotels With an Eco-Conscience

Black Tomato | Posted 27.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Black Tomato

Last weekend was Earth Day. With this in mind we've searched high and low for hotels and accommodation that combine an eco-conscience with impeccable style that most definitely get's the Black Tomato stamp of approval.

LOOK: Rare UFO-Shaped Cloud Spotted In West Yorkshire

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 29.12.2011 | UK Comedy

Photographer Jonathan Selwood-Hogg thinks it looks like a UFO from Flight Of The Navigator. His son, William Selwood-Hogg thinks it looks like a humpb...

Racing The Planet, Nepal - Grandmother to Attempt 250km Ultramarathon in Six Days!

Jennifer Murray | Posted 07.01.2012 | UK
Jennifer Murray

The race attracts world class ultra runners along with those who just hope to finish. I fall firmly into the latter category. It's all about a very personal challenge. We take off at 8am each morning and I am unlikely to reach the next camp in daylight.

Paraglider Vs. Eagle: Bird Snares Daredevil's Chute In Terrifying Clip (VIDEO)

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 30.12.2011 | UK

Jumping off a mountain in the Himalayas attached to a few square metres of canvas might be scary, but at least you'll be sure of some serious 'alone t...

Paraglider Vs. Eagle: Bird Snares Daredevil's Chute In Terrifying Clip (VIDEO)

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 30.12.2011 | UK

Jumping off a mountain in the Himalayas attached to a few square metres of canvas might be scary, but at least you'll be sure of some serious 'alone t...