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So What Do Prayer Flags Actually Mean?

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You’ve seen them in photos, fluttering around in the background. They are attached to temples, houses, bridges, and mountains in Nepal, but what purpose do they serve? Read this quick synopsis to learn the history behind prayer flags and how they are used today. Prayer flags contain Buddhist prayers or mantras that are printed directly […]
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From the Whites to the Rockies: Why I Love the Mountains

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OneSeed loves the mountains! Hopefully you do too. OneSeed staffer Cat shares the reasons for her love of the mountains, how they have influenced her life, and why she feels at home among them. The beach or the mountains? It’s a question that seems to be asked in nearly every awkward social situation, ice breakers […]
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The Air Up There: Weather in the Langtang Region

Climate Overview Temperatures in the Langtang region vary greatly due to the extreme difference in altitude in the region. Most of the annual precipitation occurs from June to September. In fall (October – November) and spring (April – May), days are warm and sunny, and nights cool. In spring, rain at 3000m elevation often turns […]
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