In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- He is no longer the hermit of Andretta, the village in the Himalayan foothills to which he has often retreated, to reflect, write and paint.
- Technical accuracy and Himalayan filming aren't the only reasons the film has been in the slow cooker.
- Goraks are large Himalayan birds that look remarkably like ravens.
- Vantage points around Nainital offer a panoramic view of Himalayan peaks on one side and the plains rolling down on the other.
- Mr Stillman was arrested two years ago in the Himalayan foothills.
- In the high altitude cold, such ‘voltage’ laden food is both appetising and energising, as is Himalayan butter tea.
- As you travel to the Himalayan foothills and ascend further, every corner has a surprise.
- Collecting all his experiences gained from those heady Himalayan treks, Dhami offers intense sessions.
- Hardie, a civil engineer by profession, has 11 Himalayan visits and has also been to Antarctica.
- He has made 19 Himalayan expeditions, including four to Mount Everest, and made first ascents of peaks in Greenland, Patagonia and Tibet.
- It's refreshing to be able to recommend this Himalayan gem without having to add: ‘See it while you can.’
- And there could be no better hunting ground than the majestic, and serene Himalayan ranges for these shutterbugs.
- Alpine and Himalayan influences are translated into discrete embroidery and sophisticated patchwork.
- He has been in prison in Simla, in the Himalayan foothills, for the past year.
- The river continues its drop through the Himalayan foothills.
- Yet the scenery is of Andean or even Himalayan grandeur.
- Nestling in the Himalayan foothills is a magic garden in which the cast-offs of modern living take on an enchanted new life.
- Dr.Gupta provided the first geophysical evidence for an enormously thick crust below the Tibet plateau and Himalayan region.
- This is the most easterly of the 26,000 ft-plus Himalayan range, and until 1852 was assumed to be the highest mountain in the world.
- Her Radio 4 has tended to be rolling foothills rather than Himalayan peaks.
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