Guatemalans remember their dead with giant kites as Day of the Dead begins

SANTIAGO SACATEPEQUEZ, Guatemala (Reuters) – Thousands gathered in Central Guatemala on Friday to watch giant kites take flight, a local tradition intended to reconnect the living and the deceased, as Day of the Dead celebrations kicked off throughout the region. … Continue reading Guatemalans remember their dead with giant kites as Day of the Dead begins

Nepali scales 14 highest peaks in just over six months, becomes world’s fastest climber

KATHMANDU (Reuters) – A 36-year-old Nepali became the fastest climber to summit the world’s 14 highest mountains on Tuesday, scaling all the mountains in just over six months, his hiking agency said, a feat other climbers have taken several years … Continue reading Nepali scales 14 highest peaks in just over six months, becomes world’s fastest climber