Posts Tagged "Rustic Leather"


Gifts Ideas for the Season Journals from Kathmandu Valley Co. are made with a special paper called Lokta Paper. The paper is tree-free and made from cuttings of the lokta bush which grow naturally in the high Himalayan mountains of Nepal. When cut, the lokta bush quickly regrows, making it a renewal source for the paper. Strips of the inner bark are cooked into a mash and then spread by hand across boxed screens. The pulp joins...

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This Father’s Day, Give Something Personal Our journals are Handmade in the Himalayas of Nepal, but what makes them even more unique is that the paper is handmade. Take a moment to pen a personal message in your gift of a truly unique leather bound journal. Handmade Paper Makes a Statement Our paper comes from a non-tree, renewable source: the Lokta bush. The fibrous inner bark is cooked into a pulp and then spread by hand on...

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It’s never too late to give a gift (unless it’s your anniversary that you’ve missed, then you’re in big trouble). For any other holiday, it’s never too late to find that last minute gift, and we’ve got some ideas for you. Something Unique: Nepali Traveler Journal (Nature’s Wool Edition) This new journal is one of the most unique we’ve ever made. The wool comes from Himalayan sheep, a mix...

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Sometimes, let’s face it, you just need to go on an adventure. But in today’s Insta-culture, Instagram, instant-replay, and instant meals, there’s an allure that calls to tens of thousands, maybe hundreds of thousands of people every day, the need to take the time and jot down an experience in a journal. Here’s the top three reasons to not only keep a journal, but to keep an Adventure Journal. #1. An Adventure...

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“We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.” —Jawaharlal Nehru Nepali Trekker Leather Journals, handmade in Nepal with non-tree Lokta paper by Kathmandu Valley Co. The paper is Handcrafted on the slopes of the Himalayan Mountains. The pulp from the lokta bush strips is spread by hand over boxed screens and set to...

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“Don’t let the fear of the time it will take to accomplish something stand in the way of your doing it. The time will pass anyway; we might just as well put that passing time to the best possible use.” —Earl Nightingale Don’t Let Fear Hold you Back You are meant to learn, grow, and to explore. Don’t let fear hold you back, or it might keep you from beautiful places. Record your accomplishments, your travels, your...

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“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson Discover Your Path and Record the Journey Everyone’s path is different. Each person’s journey takes different turns and presents mountains and twisting caverns that can strengthen and deepen one’s resolve and understanding of the world at large. Track your path in our Nepali Pathfinder Rustic Leather...

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“Wherever you go, go with all your heart.” -Confucius Take a journey, but remember to bring your heart and mind along. Today’s ever-connected world can leave us actually disconnected from the things that matter most, and can take us away from being present to the miracles all around us. It’s one reason we love journal keeping so much. Journals provide the opportunity to reflect upon the day in a very organic way....

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