After being lost for 47 days in the wilderness of Central Nepal, a Taiwanese youth was rescued. Travelling on their own, 21-year old Liang Sheng-yu was rescued alive in a very bad condition while his 19-years-old girlfriend Liu Chen-chun died of hunger.
According to reports, after eating all the foods they had in their backpack, they had survived one and a half month by eating salt and snow.
He watched his girlfriend die of hunger !
Liang Sheng and Liu Chen were last seen on March 9. They had lived in a homestay for three day before starting their trek to Langtang in Rasuwa from Lawadung. A huge snow storm started on March 9. The couple were nowhere to be found.
Nepal Development Society presents
Nepali Documentary – Uttarayani Mela Dekhi Bandipur Mela Samma
Concept – Rit Bahadur Shrestha
Director – Bishodeep Ghimire
Narration – Anjana Shilpakar
The shortest man in the world, Khagendra Thapa Magar and top three Miss Nepal contest winners including Miss Nepal 2010, Sadichha Shrestha, first runner-up Sahana Bajracharya, and second runner-up Sanyukta Timsina were chosen the Goodwill Ambassadors of Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) for the promotion of tourism in Nepal.
Khagendra’s theme message reads: "Shortest man in the world from the highest mountain in the world invites you to visit Nepal."
Miss Nepal Sadichha was appointed the Brand Ambassador of Nepal Tourism Year 2011 (NTY-2011) in the first week of September. She is also the conservation ambassador of World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Nepal.
More photos of Khagendra with the beauty queens follows (photo credits – onlinekhabar, nepalnews, and nagariknews):