Table of Contents

Issue 178 | September 2016

Street Food Love

If you are the unconventional of kind and are truly in love with food, then you are probably not the kind to be thrown off by the possibility of...

Hajurba ra Hajurma

Hajurba ra Hajurma

Listening to your Hajurba and Hajurma’s stories can be both enthralling and fulfilling, transporting you back to their nostalgic memories. As children we are in...

Indifferent Cart Procession

Indifferent Cart Procession

Jatras (festivals) abound in Nepal, but the Khat Jatra is somewhat different from the rest. Placing deity figures on a khat (wooden platform), and then...

Oh  Precious Daughter  of Mine

Oh Precious Daughter of Mine

It was almost midnight. We—a friend and I—waited with some impatience outside the hospital delivery room. There were no other patients or visitors. Finally, the swing doors opened, and an...

Urban Walkability

Urban Walkability

Want to go for a walk in the city? Choose your day, time and place carefully, to avoid the worst of Kathmandu’s air pollution. Out in Pokhara (by comparison) there’s...

The Forgotten Haja

The Forgotten Haja

Remembering the mouthwatering delicacy from childhood, a unique mix of specially cooked rice combined with sugar and butter. Ask a man about haja, and he’ll...

The Women in Red

The beauty of culture lies in its palpability to change its value with time. A newlywed fasts for the first time and finds new meaning in the traditional festival...