After a break for christmas we returned on January 25th with a Nepali Language class for our first open evening of the new year. Olly and Isha put together a few key phrases and words that they thought would be helpful … Continue reading
His Holiness The 14th Dalai Lama will pay a visit to Scotland this year. At the End of June, he will tour three Scottish cities: Edinburgh, Dundee and Inverness. His visit starts in Edinburgh, where he will arrive in the … Continue reading
In January we have a fantastic opportunity for lovers of languages: Our Open Evening will be a Nepali Language class! Whether you are travelling to Nepal soon, or just interested in learning some basic phrases in a new language, do … Continue reading
On Wednesday we had another very successful open evening in our store in Morningside. The event was fully booked and the store was crammed with people. Olly took our visitors on a journey to the people and places of Nepal, … Continue reading
In November we want to take you to Nepal on a journey in pictures. Meet the people of Nepal – as diverse and colourful as their country. Nepal has a population of around 29,000 and more than 100 different casts … Continue reading
Our second open evening was a great success. On Tuesday Dr Mark Watson from the Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh came to talk about Botany in Nepal.
The Nepal Scotland Association is bringing Nepal‘s most important festival to Edinburgh: On 11 October from 4.30 – 11.30 you can join them for their Dashain party in the Masonic Hall in Leith. Tickets are available at the door for … Continue reading
In October we have a very special Open Evening for you: We are inviting Dr Mark Watson from the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. Dr Watson knows about the flora of Nepal like no-one else and will give you an introduction … Continue reading
For the 9th time already the Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival will be held from 6 -9 October. Main venue is the George Square Lecture Theatre of Edinburgh University, some events will happen at the International Climbing Arena in Ratho. Tickets … Continue reading
Himalayan Footsteps would like to invite you to an open evening talk on Gap Years.
On Thursday was the day we had all been so excited about – our first open evening.
On Thursday we are going to hold our first Open Evening: To bring the Himalayas to Edinburgh we are organizing a Nepalese cookery class! In the free event we will take everyone to the Himalayas with the smells and flavours … Continue reading
On 5 August a fantastic act from the Nepali music scene is coming to Edinburgh: Ashesh and Nekhvam are a Blues, Rock & Fusion band from Nepal. Their music stirs a spirit of undying Blues, the band has been hailed … Continue reading
Are you as excited about the Edinburgh Fringe Festival as we are? And just as overwhelmed by the amount of great shows on and can’t decide what not to see? Well, here we’ve got four shows for you that came … Continue reading
Sagarmatha Day The 29. May is celebrated as Sagarmatha Day in Nepal. It is the anniversary of the first ascent of Mt. Everest by Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay.
How often have you dreamt of going on the great adventure? Of cycling around the world, climbing the world’s highest mountains, running across countries and continents, visiting the Antarctic or the Sahara, of breaking all limits of what your body … Continue reading
We are already past the first quarter of this year, so time to have a look at what happened to your New Year’s resolutions. In case you have alreadydropped them all, here’s another chance for you: On 13. April it … Continue reading
On Sunday, 10. April between 11am – 5pm Inverleith Park will host the Ecofusion festival! Ecofusion is a multi cultural environmental and family-friendly festival which aims to encourage more people to enjoy the outdoors. The event is hosted within 5 … Continue reading
On 28. February Olly Margry was invited to a very special event: The launch of Trees4TwoNations. Angus Crabbie, who also runs Trees4Scotland, invited Himalayan Footsteps along with other green businesses to the ceremony in the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. Two … Continue reading
On Friday, 18. March the Edinburgh based Charity “Nomadic Survival” will hold a fundraising Ceilidh in aid of Tibetan nomads. Besides Scottish Ceilidh dancing there will also be Tibetan singing and traditional circle dances led by Tibetans. Join this night … Continue reading