Where do you born?
I was born and raised in Temal 6 Thulo Parsel. I completed my school-level study there and came to Kathmandu for further study.
What is your real name?
Well, my real Name is Rabi Lama. But in the tourism industry, I am known as the Raby Dong. I write my last name Dong because inside the Tamang castes there are many sub-castes and my one is Dong. And I little modified my first Name from Rabi to Raby, so that I introduced myself, Raby Dong.
Where do you live?
I am living in Kathmandu Nepal. I’m living here because of my study and work. Also, I am loving with my family – beautiful Wife and adorable daughter.
How often do you travel?
I often travel to different places, because I am a travel passionate and adventure lover. I have been to most of the trekking destinations of Nepal.
Do you have a favorite trekking area?
Well, I enjoy it a lot when I travel to the Mountains. To do a trek is in my blood so all the trekking trails are equally favorite for me. Although when I traveled first time to Upper Mustang at that time I have some kind of different feeling. Because previously I used to walk into the snowy peaks and green land and upper Mustang was completely different scenarios.
Do you have a favorite touring area?
As a professional tour guide, I Love touring in the cultural sides so whenever I go to the cultural heritage sites I enjoy.
Which is the best month to visit Nepal?
Well, Nepal has four different seasons – spring, summer, autumn, and winter. It all depends on what is your propose to travel to Nepal. If you are visiting Nepal for trekking and mountaineering activities then Spring and Autumn are the best time.
What is your social contribution?
I am adventure love as well as love to contribute to society. I am donating some percentage of my income to an orphanage home in Kathmandu. Also, since the earthquake, I am working as the Nepal contact person and financial manager of the Foundation Helping Thulo Parsel Netherlands. This foundation is building houses and supporting poor families in Kavre District.
Why do you start to write a blog?
At the end of 2019 whole world is hit by a pandemic called Coronavirus. Since then people are not able to travel from one place to another place and at that time I started to write my trekking experience. Ending of 2021 I share these wiring things with one of my friends and he suggested to me to write in blog formats. And the main reason is to improve my English writing ability.