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World’s remotest Irish bar: ‘We will survive Covid’

World’s remotest Irish bar: ‘We will survive Covid’. It is in Namche Bazar, #Nepal, 3,500 metres above sea level, en route to Mount Everest.

It has been closed since April, you can’t reach it by car, and the nearest airport is a two-day hike away – but the world’s remotest Irish bar is optimistic business will pick up soon.

The Irish Pub in Namche Bazar, Nepal, is 3,500 metres above sea level, en route to Mount Everest.

It has been shut since 10 April, after the pandemic forced Nepal’s government to close the mountains to climbers.

Yet owner Dawa Sherpa, inisists that his bar will thrive beyond coronavirus.

The government recently announced it would issue hiking permits for the Himalayas’ autumn season, which begins in September. International flights – which were suspended in March – are due to resume in August.