High Altitude Sickness in Himalayas and its preventiation

High Altitude Sickness in the Himalayas

Altitude Sickness or Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) is a medical consideration faced while trekking in the Himalayas. It rarely occurs at altitudes lower than 2,800m/9,186 ft., and only minor symptoms occur below 3,000m/9842ft. The sickness occurs when the body does not adjust well to the lack of oxygen at higher altitudes.  The major cause of...
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Tourists at an isolated paths which once used to be pack

How has travel changed in the post-COVID world?

After almost bringing travel and tourism to a near stand-still, travel has slowly leaped back although it may not be the same anymore, at least for quite a while. With rampant vaccination in place, the entire world is recovering bit by bit from the various impacts of the health pandemic. COVID test for travel could...
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Journey of Nisha to Mount Kailash and Lake Mansarovar

12 days, 19,500 Feet, and 32 miles later… I decided to embark on the Mount Kailash/Lake Mansarovar Yatra in  May of 2010 after graduating from law school. I envisioned it being a great release after sitting for the Illinois Bar Exam at the end of July. Yatra means a Hindu pilgrimage to a Holy place...
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