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Namche Bazaar

Namche Bazaar is a town and in Khumbu Pasanglhamu Rural Municipality in Solukhumbu District of Province No. 1 of north-eastern Nepal. It is located within the Khumbu area at 3,440 metres at its low point, populating the sides of a hill. Most Sherpa who are in the tourism business are from the Namche area. Namche is the main trading center and hub for the Khumbu region with many Nepalese officials, a police check, post, a bank, a beauty salon. At the time of the 2001 Nepal census, it had a population of 1,647 people living in 397 individual households. West of Namche is Kongde Ri at 6,187 metres and to the east is Thamserku at 6,623 metres. On a hill overlooking Namche Bazaar is the Syangboche Airport, it is no longer used for passenger flights, though Russian helicopters make occasional cargo flights. The nearest open airport is Tenzing–Hillary Airport, located 13 km south of the town. Namche Bazaar is popular with trekkers in the Khumbu region for altitude acclimatization, is the gateway to the high Himalaya.

The town has a number of lodgings and stores catering to the needs of visitors as well as a number of internet cafés. There are German bakeries, little cafes, many restaurants. A popular local meal is yak steak. On Saturday mornings, a weekly market is held in the center of the village. There may be a daily Tibetmarket where clothing and cheap Chinese consumer goods tend to be the main articles for sale. Namche has electricity from nearby Thame-Namche small hydropower plant, opened in October 1995 near Thame. Namche has either a cold dry-winter subtropical highland climate or an unusually mild dry-summer warm-summer humid continental climate, depending on if you use the 0°C isotherm or the -3°C isotherm; the city features cool, wet summers and chilly, dry winters affected by its altitude and the summer monsoon season. The average precipitation is 1110 mm, the average temperature is 6.1°C. "Namche Bazaar" is the name of a song by Nathan Rogers on his album The Gauntlet. The song was inspired by the mixing of culture along the silk road.

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Alessio Sestu

Alessio Sestu is an Italian footballer who plays for Serie C club Piacenza. Born in Rome, Lazio region, Sestu started his career at one of the two Serie A club in the capital – Lazio. In July 2002 Sestu joined Modena, but in January 2003 left for Treviso Sestu was sold to Serie C2 club Südtirol in co-ownership deal in summer 2003. In June 2004 Treviso bought back Sestu through sealed bid submitted to Lega Calcio, he played for clubs in Serie B and Serie C1 in temporary deals, since January 2005. He became a regular for Avellino in Serie B 2007–08, made him signed by Reggina on 28 August 2008. In June 2008 Avellino signed him from Treviso in co-ownership deal for €400,000 and Reggina bought the remain half of the registration rights from Treviso; as a new signing of Reggina, Sestu made his Serie A debut on 14 September 2008 against Torino. He played twice at 2008–09 Coppa Italia. In June 2009 Avellino bought Reggina's half but the club went bankrupt, made Sestu became free agent. On 1 September 2009, Sestu was moved to Vicenza on free transfer.

On 1 February 2010, he signed a loan by Bari for the rest of the season. In August 2010 Sestu left for Siena in co-ownership deal for €525,000 in 3-year contract, made Vicenza had a profit of €1.05 million. In June 2011 Siena acquired outright for another pre-agreed €525,000, Vicenza got half of the registration rights of Domenico Danti tagged for €425,000, made Siena only paid €100,000 cash to Vicenza. On 11 July 2013 Sestu was signed by A. C. ChievoVerona on a free transfer. On 31 January 2014, he joined Sampdoria on a loan deal. On 1 September 2014 Sestu was signed by Serie B club Brescia Calcio, with Mario Gargiulo moved to Verona, his parent were from the island of Sardinia. Lega Serie B profile Profile at La Gazzetta Alessio Sestu at Soccerway

Bowler Nemesis

The Bowler Nemesis is an off-road racing vehicle designed and sold by Bowler Off Road. The Nemesis is intended to be used in endurance rally raid events such as the Dakar Rally and Rallye des Pharaons; the Nemesis takes styling elements such as grille and rear lights from the Range Rover Sport. Like the Bowler Wildcat that preceded it, the Nemesis has a tubular steel spaceframe construction that incorporates a roll cage as an integral part of the frame structure; the spaceframe and roll cage are approved by the Motor Sports Association for racing. Unlike the Wildcat, the Nemesis features a independent suspension design. Bowler offers the Nemesis with 4.4 or 4.0-litre displacement aspirated V8 or a 4.2-litre displacement supercharged V8. A six speed manual transmission is fitted as standard with the option of a dog engagement racing transmission; the vehicle features a 60/40 torque split limited slip center differential with over-lock and limited slip front and rear differentials. Body panels are made of a composite material called Twin-tex with some carbon fibre pieces in areas where higher strength is required.

The Nemesis has a 415-litre capacity racing fuel cell to allow the vehicle to run the longest Dakar Rally stages. Bowler made a road-legal version of the EXR called the Bowler EXR-S, it has two engine choices, either a 5.0-litre supercharged V8 from the Jaguar XKR with up to 600 hp or a 3.0-litre turbocharged V6 diesel with 291 hp. The Bowler EXR-S is featured in the mobile racing game Smash Bandits Racing as a tier 5 car, in the Forza racing game franchise as an extreme off-road vehicle, it is used in the popular game "Blur" as an off-road vehicle