Posts Tagged "Rustic"


Tigers Roam Nepal You might not guess so since one might think of the snowy peaked mountains like Mount Everest that grace Nepal, but the country is indeed home to between 163–253 Bengal Tigers. We named our new journal in hopes or raising awareness of these beautiful, yet endangered creatures. A History in Paper Making The Tiger Stripe journal’s paper has a history dating back over 1,000 years in Nepal. The special lokta paper is...

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  “The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” -Lao Tzu Write down your journey with our Nepali Traveler Journal handmade in the Himalayas. 1,000 years of tradition goes into the making of the paper in our journals. Starting with the Lokta bush (a non-tree source) concluding in paper made by hand and carried by donkey through the mountain passes of Nepal eventually reaching Kathmandu where the paper is handcrafted into...

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View our Father’s Day Gift Ideas and a Giveaway.   Gift Ideas for the Explorer The Everest Explorer Journal is rugged, tough, and perfect for any adventure. It comes in four different sizes and has already begun an adventure just getting to you. Handmade Paper The paper in the journal (and in all our journals) comes from the Lokta bush which grows in the Himalayan mountains of Nepal. A non-tree source, the lokta bush grows back...

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This Father’s Day, Give a Handmade Treasure.   Featured in the image above are three of our customer favorite journals. Everest Explorer Leather Journal The Everest Explorer Journal comes from the Himalayas, made famous by being the home to the tallest mountain in the world. This rustic journal makes a great gift for the adventurer in your life. View the Everest Explorer Journal, Nepali Traveler Journal (Caramel and Dark Walnut)...

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An Adventure Already in the Making For your next adventure, start with a journal that’s already been halfway around the world. The Rustic Everest Explorer Journal by Kathmandu Valley Co. started its journey in the Himalayas of Nepal. The World’s Most Unique Paper The adventure began high in the Himalayas with a paper-making tradition that spans 1,000 years in Nepal. It begins with a non-tree source for the paper, the Lokta...

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In need of a gift idea for that special traveler? Perfect for the adventurer, hiker, camper, the Nepali Traveler Journal is made with water buffalo leather, vegetable-dyed with mimosa bark giving it that beautiful caramel color. The paper is handmade in the Himalayas and comes from a non-tree source, the Lokta bush. When cut, the Lokta bushes regrow new shoots, reaching maturity in about five years making it a sustainable resource....

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Capture your Adventure. Pictures convey powerful visual energy, but words capture the heart. Capture not just where you’ve been with photos, but what those places, and the experiences have changed you. Kathmandu Valley Co. is pleased to announce the new Nepali Trekker (Caramel) vintage journal which is vegetable-tanned with mimosa bark. Kathmandu Valley Co journals are made in Nepal with handmade lokta paper from cuttings of...

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Make each journey the next step to a new adventure. Don’t let adventure pass you by. Seize the moment, and explore the adventure you’ll remember forever whether it’s halfway across the world or right in your own backyard. Rustic and Rugged Leather The leather comes from Water Buffalo hides which have been vegetable tanned with dark walnut husks. Some adventures are planned, and others happen in the moment, but some of the best...

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