Sport in the Himalayan foothills of Nepal.

  • E.A. Smythies
Keywords: Boundaries, tiger shooting, elephants, rhinoceros, wild animals, fishing, trip to Barmdeo.


Nepal, as everybody knows, is an independent kingdom tucked away in the Himalayas, the home of Everest, the famous Gurkhas, and "the green eye of the Little yellow God"; it includes the birth place of Buddha; a land of mystery and romance whose frontiers are closed to all foreigners (except by special sanction of the higher authorities). It covers an area of 50,000 sq. miles and has a population of between five and six million, split up into an astonishing number of different tribes and sects, with a score or more of quite distinct languages, all mutually unintelligible...
How to Cite
Smythies, E. (1950) “Sport in the Himalayan foothills of Nepal.”, Irish Forestry. Available at: (Accessed: 14July2024).