If you're looking to beat the crowds, trekking guide Bonny Masson has this advice: "If you've got the time, do the original trek the British expedition took in 1953." This started in Kathmandu, but a bus will now take you to the end of the road just beyond the town of Jiri. The trail beyond is a tougher walk than the stages from Lukla, which most people now reach by air. "You'll get a better slice of life in Solukhumbu and the trails are quieter." Alternatively you can trek out of season, in December or February, when numbers are down and the trails are quieter. But you should be prepared for lower temperatures. … [Read more...] about Trekking in the Himalayas: how to do it
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Set photos from the film have started to spring up on the internet, though none of them offer a solid look at Pattinson as the iconic character. Similarly to how director Todd Phillips released a camera test of Joaquin Phoenix as Arthur Fleck once filming on Joker began, Reeves followed suit by teasing fans with how the hero will look instead of forcing fans to seek out low quality looks at the character. … [Read more...] about The Batman: Here’s a Better Look at Robert Pattinson’s New Costume
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Centering on a just starting-out caped crusader who investigates crimes committed by mask-wearing serial killer dubbed "Birthday Boy," Batman: Earth One reveals a link between between the murder of Bruce Wayne's parents and Mayor Oswald Cobblepot, who in the traditional DC Comics is recurring Bat-foe best known as the Penguin. This young Batman also teams with Gotham City police detective Jim Gordon, who is unraveling a mystery involving the kidnappings of teenaged girls. … [Read more...] about Is The Batman Suit and Story Influenced by Batman: Earth One?