SUJOY DAS: A seasoned trekker and photographer, Sujoy Das (www.sujoydas.com) feels most at home in the high Himalaya. Founder of South Col Expeditions, he has introduced many trekkers to the magic of the Everest and Annapurna regions in Nepal, where he has been photographing for more than 25 years. His images and accompanying essays have featured in The Washington Post, Insight Guides, Outdoor Journal, Outlook Traveller and many other publications. He has co-authored and photographed several books including Sikkim – A Travellers Guide and Lonely Planet Nepal for the Indian Traveller.
LISA CHOEGYAL: British-born Lisa Choegyal has made Kathmandu her home since the 1970s, becoming deeply involved with Nepal tourism and conservation. Lisa worked for over 20 years with Tiger Tops Nepal and the Tiger Mountain group, one of Asia?s foremost nature and adventure tourism pioneers. As a specialist consultant in pro-poor sustainable tourism, she now works throughout the Asia-Pacific region. Author and editor of several books including The Nepal Scene, Kathmandu Valley Style, Offerings from Nepal and South Asia titles of the Insight Guide series, she is also a trustee on a number of social and conservation organisations. Since 2010, Lisa has served as New Zealand’s Honorary Consul to Nepal.