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December 2017

Melodious Instruments of Lyrical Nepal

Nepal’s rich culture comprises unique songs and lyrics, and they are set to the tunes of ingenuous musical instruments that are extremely melodious and very, very pleasing to...

Walk for Peace, Walk in Hope

Walk for Peace, Walk in Hope

Bhikshu Krishna Man Manandhar is a simple monk attempting to realize great visions. Through his work, he has been trying to bring the world’s religions together in an...

Christmas is in the Air

Christmas is in the Air

Wondering what festivities are on offer this Christmas? Here’s a list to get you started. Feeling festive yet? It’s never too early to begin thinking about Christmas....

Once I am Up There, I Have no Fear

An unexpected encounter with a motivated and fearless mountaineer Recently, I was asked to visit Bhotang, in Sindhupalchok district. The area was hit very badly in the...

Higher than a Soaring Eagle

Higher than a Soaring Eagle

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...

Mountains of the Mind

Mountains of the Mind

It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves. -Edmund Hillary The above-mentioned quote resonates within the entire book, Mountains of the Mind, by Robert Macfarlane. It...

Almost Lost in Time

Almost Lost in Time

Off the bustling streets, and into a world nearly forgotten... As you walk a few minutes south from the perpetually jammed streets of Teku, near the banks...

Repository of Timeless Art

This beautiful, historic palace celebrate twenty years of its new life as a museum, and is worth a visit today as much as ever! Born out of...