La Dea della Beatitudine e il suo plutonio


Negli anni 60 l’Himalaya era ancora considerato lo Shangri-La dell’esplorazione, un luogo selvaggio e leggendario libero dalla celebrità che lo avrebbe caratterizzato grazie all’alpinismo della fine del XX secolo. La storia che sto per raccontare riguarda la 24 esima montagna più alta del mondo, il Nanda Devi (7.816m), che si trova in India nel Grande Himalaya nel settore settentrionale dell’ Uttar Pradesh nel dominio della regione del Kumaum, una delle zone con più alta densità di popolazione al mondo.

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The 150 hardest miles in the world


This territory is among the least impenetrable on the planet and extremely dangerous. It is a thick jungle where there are no roads to go; it swarms with insects, dangerous animals and almost everyone should stay away from it just for these reasons. If you are looking for adventure, you have to look elsewhere! It is also frequented by paramilitary armies, drug traffickers, illegal migrants, indigenous tribes and everyone could be adverse!

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The Goddess of Bliss and its plutonium


In the 60s the Himalaya was still considered the Shangri-La of exploration, a wild and legendary place free from celebrity that would have characterized it thanks to the mountaineering of the late twentieth century. The story I am about to tell concerns the 24th highest mountain in the world, the Nanda Devi (7,816m), which is located in India in the Great Himalaya in the northern sector of Uttar Pradesh in the domain of the Kumaum region, one of the areas with highest population density in the world. Continue reading “The Goddess of Bliss and its plutonium”