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The Teechi Festival in Upper Mustang

Try something different during your holidays. Go watch the indigenous people of the Upper Mustang Region in Lo-Manthang celebrate the

Kite Flying in Nepal

It is September, the season of kite flying in Kathmandu. Rising above the city’s skyline and up above the buildings,

Nabin K Bhattrai, a talented Nepali singer

By in Nepal, People

Nabin K. Bhattrai is noted and admired all over Nepal for his contribution in Nepali music. Nabin K. Bhattarai is

Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve

By in Nepal, Places

Although hunting and conservation seem to be at the opposite ends of the spectrum, at Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve, this is

Upanayana, a religious Hindu ritual

Upanayana is a ritual in which a young boy is invested with a sacred thread, called Janai or Janeu to

Mani Rimdu, a festival up in the Himalayas

Mani Rimdu, a 19-day series of sacred ceremonies concluding in a public festival lasting for three days is a point

Nepal on a Mountain Bike

What is a better feeling than the brushing of air against your cheeks and an off-beat trail in a picturesque

Sudip Bhandari, winner of Outstanding Educator Award

By in Nepal, People

When Sudip Bhandari read a BBC article about how groups of youth in India are idolizing Hitler as a patriotic and

The Woman in White

If you see any Nepalese woman dressed in a plain white sari without any other ornaments, try looking into her

Yomari Punhi, a popular Nepali festival

Yomari Punhi, punhi meaning full moon, is one of the popular Newari festivals observed every year during the full moon

The Narayanhiti Royal Palace Museum

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For centuries, the Narayanhiti Palace stood as a symbol of royalty and of affluence, and was one of the structures

Seto Machhendra Nath Jatra

Mostly celebrated by the authentic Newars of Kathmandu City, the Seto Machhendra Nath Jatra is one of the most popular

Bardia National Park

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About halfway between Butwal and Mahendranagar, lies Nepal’s most undisturbed wilderness. Bardia National Park protects 968 sq. km of grassland

Prayer Wheels, the most revered item by buddhists

A prayer wheel is a hollow metal cylinder, often beautifully embossed, mounted on a rod handle and containing a tightly

Amnesty International Nepal

Amnesty International (AI) is a global movement of more than 3 million supporters, members and activists in more than 150

Story of the Log

Last June, I went to the Terai for my holidays. I lived in those pretty thatched houses and saw varieties

Potter’s Square, Where Beauty Comes to Rest

By in Nepal, Places

A two-minute walk south of Bhaktapur Durbar Square brings you to Bolachhen, also known as Potter’s Square. Pottery is very

Trip to Manakamana temple in Gorkha

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The Manakamana temple and the small village just nearby attract pilgrims from all over Asia and beyond. The temple stands

The Rais

The Rais come from surrounding hills in the North- Eastern Nepal; mainly near Dhankuta, Terhathum , Bhojpur and Arun and

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