Lo and behold, thousands of kilometres of Himalayan trails for you to run in a calendar format! Marathons, stage-races, mutli-day races, single day ultras, fun runs and who knows what else.
Some UTMB points here, but click the UTMB logo to the right to learn more. Hi, I will be in Nepal from 3-27th Nov and I was hoping to do some trail running in Kathmandu or outside if there are any events on. If you have anything suitable or can recommend a club/ guide that would be great.
is beneficial in establishing the groundwork for any discussions about work.
Do not immediately begin to discuss work issues/tasks.
In comparison to other people on the subcontinent, Nepalese are more reticent and you may have to ask quite a few questions initially.
As in most Asian cultures, family is very important to Nepalese and therefore a good topic to start off on.
Take a tea and expect that a first meeting will be spent enquiring and divulging personal information that would normally be saved for outside the ’western’ workplace but that is essential in establishing a level of trust between colleagues.
A colleague will begin to trust and work with you once you have established a relationship with their family.
Asking about marriage status, children and parents’ health, etc.
Once they have warmed up to you, be prepared for many questions about your own family, including those that may seem personal for the average Canadian. Topics to avoid initially would include politics, religion, caste/community differences and sex.
If you are a woman, there will be questions about marriage and children. Food is a favourite topic with people often starting conversations with the question, "Bhaat khayo? However, once you are familiar with people, you will notice that men will discuss politics at great length, especially given the political situation in Nepal.