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Issue 204 | November 2018

Jhutti

A dying tradition of weaving rice sheaves into beautiful art forms I vividly remember the old days, when there were no threshers and the harvested rice had to be...

The Trader and the She demon

The Trader and the She demon

One of the latest, and biggest, attractions to the hub of tourism in the capital is a spacious complex that is blessed with adequate parking space, a definite boon to...

Canyoning in Jalbire

Canyoning in Jalbire

Spend a day in a natural water park at Jalbire Nepal is chosen as a canyoning destination by many tourists due to the charismatic waterfalls flowing through big mountainous...

Rising from the Rubble, a Past Glory

Patan is believed to have been made in the third century BC by the Kirant dynasty, who despite their rule of 1225 years did not leave any remarkable...

The Shiva Shrine of Sunakothi

The Shiva Shrine of Sunakothi

This is for all of you lazybones out there. There are quite a few interesting places in and around this magical valley that are far from the maddening crowd, yet...

Global Citizen from Gulmi

Global Citizen from Gulmi

During the early 2000s, I had the opportunity to listen to a Nepalese UN official give a talk at the UN building in New York, during an occasion which I...

Of Dreams and Visions

Of Dreams and Visions

What struck me about the Taleju Bhawani myth was the dream. According to oral mythology, much retold, King Jaya Prakash Malla used to play dice with the Taleju Bhawani....