Disaster tourism http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/22722/all en Nepal: Guerrilla trek to showcase former Maoist war sites http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/121004/nepal-maoist-guerrilla-trek-tourism <p>KATHMANDU, Nepal &mdash;&nbsp;In a bid to make good on the promises made to former Maoist rebels, Nepal unveiled new trekking routes through the battlegrounds of the country&#39;s bloody, decade-long insurgency this week. Christened the Guerrilla Trek, the 14- 19- and 27-day routes will take hikers across rugged mountains, rivers lined with lush wheat fields, caves and centuries old villages, where Maoist soldiers once dug trenches and ambushed government troops.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/121004/nepal-maoist-guerrilla-trek-tourism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Disaster tourism Travel/Tourism Asia-Pacific Emerging Markets Mon, 08 Oct 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Anil Giri 5721585 at http://www.globalpost.com