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  • Higher than a Soaring Eagle

    Amar B. Shrestha

    It was fortunate that a cousin’s daughter was getting married in Darjeeling. That gave me a good excuse and added incentive to make a headlong rush for the hill station. The fact that it was the place where I grew up was of course an inherent attraction. But

    Nov.28.2017
  • Treasured Memories of Patlekhet Homestay

    Jade Gao (Gaoxuan)

    Treasured Memories of Patlekhet Homestay The sun is shining, the mercury is climbing, and the trees are finally in blossom. Autumn is ready to come, and it's time to get outdoors and take advantage of the vivid colors before the weather turns cold. Talking of having a

    Nov.03.2017
  • The Callings of a Restless Heart

    Amar B. Shrestha

    The Callings of a Restless Heart "Rare is the individual who dares to surrender all to destiny and fly off on wings still not fully opened." According to the theory of karma, what happens to a person, happens because they

    Sep.15.2017
  • Kathmandu Kora 2017

    Dolma Yangchen Sherpa

    Kathmandu Kora 2017  Among the three challenges—50 km, 75 km, and 100 km—I chose the first. Now, never mind that I had never even ridden over 7 km, so I was unsure if I could complete this challenge. But did I complete it or did I not? You will find

    Sep.15.2017
  • Discover Kathmandu’s Rich Artistic Heritage

    Amar B. Shrestha

    Discover Kathmandu’s Rich Artistic Heritage   There’s much about Nepal that makes it one of the world’s top tourist destinations; and there’s much about its capital that makes it an art lover’s delight.   Okay, so Kathmandu is not the Shangri-La it once was.

    Sep.15.2017
  • Falling in Love with Bulbulay

    Amar B. Shrestha

      Falling in Love with Bulbulay It’s a holiday destination that will seem like a home away for home for most Nepalis, as well as for expatriates living here, and it’s charming, to say the least.   “Do you have an ILP?” queried the

    Sep.15.2017
  • Dhunche to Gosaikunda, the Best of the Langtang Trail

    Nir Adhikari and Sajan Poudel

    Dhunche to Gosaikunda, the Best of the Langtang Trail  The Langtang trail is one of the most breathtaking trips you can take, perhaps in a lifetime. We did it last May. Here are some of our experiences, with some advice for others who might want to take the same

    Sep.15.2017
  • Two Girls on a Weekend Getaway

    Prachi Goyal

    Two Girls on a Weekend Getaway  Leisurely swims with luxury at hand, yoga to rejuvenate the soul, boat rides on a lake tranquil and shimmering with sunshine, music that compels the body to sway, and food that inspire as much as sustain, this is a weekend getaway

    Sep.15.2017
  • To Ink or Not to Ink

    Sanjib Chaudhary

      To Ink or Not to Ink "Tattooing was the cheapest way to adorn oneself with un-erasable jewelry," said Kanni Devi Tharuni from Saptari when I asked why she had tattoos all over her body. The Tharus in the southern plains of Nepal had a

    Sep.08.2017
  • Pagalbutti, Shiva's Tears, and Tejpatta

    Amar B. Shrestha

    Where Am I ? Seven kilometers from the Ring Road, and you’re in Eden, flowers and trees and the unceasing chirping of birds, and serenity, tranquility, and peace. It’s a plant species with some pretty intriguing names. The Tharus of Nepal’s lowlands call it ‘pagalbuti’ (pagalmeans mad and

    Jul.14.2017
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