Blog - The Life and Lives behind River and Soul

"Hi and welcome to our Adventure Blog!  Here you can learn about Nepal - its current politics, ancient folk tales, general tips and tricks, and the life and lives of our guides.  Flick though our posts to find something that excites you!  If you have any questions or would like to more then leave a comment or send us a message and we'll get right back to you."

The Best of Both Tour

Nepal’s Whitewater will lead you to it’s Culture

By Callum Morrison

Arguably the most mountainous country in the world, Nepal is home to the tallest mountains of them all, Everest and the mighty Himalayas! Mountains may make for good hiking, but they make for even better Whitewater! Nepal is filled with mazes of rivers which offer the best expedition Whitewater adventures in the world, with over…

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Mountains above the clouds

15 Fun Facts About Nepal

By Callum Morrison

Nepal is a pretty incredible country! From the world famous mountains and breathtaking scenery to the amazing wildlife and friendly people. Nepal has it all and has been attracting adventurers from all over the world to explore and conquer it’s beauty. There are numerous guidebooks out there which will tell you facts about Nepal, the…

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Janey in Pakistan

Meet Janey!

By Callum Morrison

Guide and Co-Owner of River and Soul Adventures, you’ll see me around from time to time (i.e. all the time)! I’ll be the small, smiley, Scottish (lacking the accent) girl taking you into the wilds of Nepal on one of our many adventures. So I thought it was only fair to introduce myself to you…

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Callum Morrison

Meet Callum!

By Callum Morrison

Hi everyone, my name is Callum and I like to think of myself as an Adventurer Extraordinaire! I’ve always had a taste for adventure, catalysed at a young age from travelling and sailing all over Europe with my family. Having caught the adventure bug, I decided to pursue a lifestyle and career around what I…

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Extreme whitewater rafting in the sun

Rafting the Kali Gandaki

By Callum Morrison

The Kali Gandaki is a River and Soul favorite! This river is named after the Goddess of Destruction, Kali, and known for sixty rapids in 60 minutes. The Kali Gandaki is normally a 3 day trip however you can up it to a 4 day trip by starting further upstream if you are keen for…

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Annapurna Sunrise in Pokhara,Nepal

The Annapurna Sunrise

By Callum Morrison

The Annapurna Sunrise is an experience that stays with you for a lifetime. It is one of the world’s most beautiful spectacles that I have ever witnessed. We make a point of getting out clients to witness this on every River and Soul tour! I remember the first time I saw it like it was…

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Listen to your guide

Why you should always listen to your guide

By Callum Morrison

I’ve run hundreds of trips and tours, and been on hundreds too. If there is one piece of advice I could give about being on a tour is, to ALWAYS follow your guide’s advice! There are so many reasons why you should do this. But I’ve narrowed it down to my top 5 reasons why…

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Ben Narnain Summit

What do our guides get up to when not on-tour?Vol. 1

By Callum Morrison

We’ve set up this series of picture posts to show you what guide life is like when no ‘on-tour’. Since we currently only run trips to Nepal in Spring and Autumn our guides have a lot of free time. So what do they do?? Well they don’t just sit on their arse all day that’s…

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Everest Lake Trek

7 Reasons Why You Should Still Visit Nepal

By Callum Morrison

As most people around the world are aware, on April 25th 2015, Nepal was shaken by an earthquake that measured over 7.8 magnitude on the richter scale. This disaster of colossal proportion was then followed by a large aftershock on May 12th, again bringing much of Nepal to a standstill. Now, many people are wondering…

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Lets Talk Shit - Nepal Toilet

Lets Talk Shit…

By Callum Morrison

Poo. Poop. Stool. Feces. Ass Snake. Corn-eyed brown trout. Shit. So many names. Some childish, some vulgar, and some downright rude! It’s the one thing that we all do and yet one thing that no one really ever wants to talk about. It’s funny how society is built, to ignore and repulse something that is…

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