Road side construction between Jomsom and Kagbeni, on the Annapurna Trek, along the Kali Gandaki river valley, lower Mustang..Porter named Min Tamang, 23 years old has a walking (mobile) shop. In 2010, he made between 4000 to 5000 rupees profit. Few years ago, he made up to 12000 rupees profit. He supposedly carries up to 90 kg at the beginning of his trip, when he starts from Beni. He walks all the way to Upper mustang. He is from Dhading district (near Kathmandu) and.is running out of...
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Road side construction between Jomsom and Kagbeni, on the Annapurna Trek, along the Kali Gandaki river valley, lower Mustang..Porter named Min Tamang, 23 years old has a walking (mobile) shop. In 2010, he made between 4000 to 5000 rupees profit. Few years ago, he made up to 12000 rupees profit. He supposedly carries up to 90 kg at the beginning of his trip, when he starts from Beni. He walks all the way to Upper mustang. He is from Dhading district (near Kathmandu) and.is running out of business because of the road construction. He is planning to start a new business from the Manang side, all the way up to Thorong Phedi, on the other side of the Annapurna circuit...Issues and life surrounding the construction of a road on the legendary Annapurna circuit trek in Nepal, which will change the face of tourism in this Himalayan region.