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By LB THAPA FOR ONTOTHEROAD.COM The recent fuel crisis, due to Indian embargo against Nepal, made many Nepali people to think about an alternative source of transport. In such a period of crisis, the convenient means of transport can be bicycles. Doctors say regular cycling keeps people physically healthy and mentally alert. Cycling does have uncountable health benefits. This is the reason why nowadays more people have drawn towards cycling than ever before. The health benefits of the cycling are many and unbelievable. The other day Cycling Dharan had organized a fortnight cycling tour from Dharan to Sikkim. To participate in the tour, many professional cyclists from different parts of the country had flocked in Dharan. The special attraction of the tour was Pushkar Shah, the only Nepali cyclist who has paddled over 120 countries. Today Pushkar Shah has attained a tall stature at home and abroad. A group photo…

By LB THAPA FOR ONTOTHEROAD.COM Pokhara has already earned a huge name for its breathtaking natural beauty and adventure tourism. Besides, the town is also the gateway to famous tracking routes. This is the reason why many visitors keep on visiting Pokhara to experience the most awesome excitements that is perhaps only possible in Pokhara. The city has already carved a niche in the field of adventure tourism like no other city in the country. Adventure activities such as bungee jumping, caving, paragliding, micro-light flight and many more have already become popular among the tourists. Meanwhile, very recently Pokhara is blessed with a new kind of adventure, which has added one more feather in the cap of the town. This is Zip-flyer. The word Zip-flyer is not an unfamiliar adventure among the westerners, but in South East Asia, Zip-flyer is an object of much curiosity. Over the last one decade…

LB THAPA FOR ONTOTHEROAD.COM Flocks of tourists visit Chitwan National Park round the year. The Park is the treasure trove of amazing stock of nature’s beauty that lures one and all. The Park is rich in flora and fauna that has helped to grow handicraft market in Sauraha. Most of the handicraft items found in Sauraha are not brought from outside rather they are made in Sauraha itself. These handicraft items are locally marketed by the villagers and shopkeepers. Of several kinds of handicraft items found in Sauraha, the wooden Rhinos and Elephants are the cynosure of all eyes. Artisans are always respected all over the world, because what they can do is not everybody’s cup of tea. History is witness where many famous artists spent their lives to improve certain skill. Let’s say painting of horses. Great painters like Edgar Degas, George Stubbas, Theodore Gericault, John Freederick and Cruz…