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Issue 206 | January 2019

Bhakka: Dish from the East

If you were to head out on a winter morning somewhere in Morang, Jhapa, or really anywhere in the eastern Terai of Nepal, one of the first things you’d see...

Chasing GLOFS in the Nepal Himalaya

Chasing GLOFS in the Nepal Himalaya

Glacial lake outburst flood (GLOF): “As glaciers retreat, lakes commonly form behind the newly exposed terminal moraine. The rapid accumulation of water in these lakes can lead to...

5 things to do in Nepal

5 things to do in Nepal

1. Sari If you’re a woman and are invited somewhere traditional, a sari is the way to go. From cotton to silk to chiffon to fancy embroidery, there’s something...

Entering The Valley of Light

Entering The Valley of Light

Born on the Mediterranean side of the world, Mira Arad was named after her German grandmother, Miriam. After graduating from the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design (Jerusalem),...

A Pleasant Day in Bhaktapur

A Pleasant Day in Bhaktapur

A friend was visiting Kathmandu after many, many years, and we decided to take a tour of Bhaktapur. I myself hadn’t been there for quite some time, so the trip...

Rich in Beauty and History, Nuwakot Beckons

“We are in the middle of history,” the man said to me, almost conspiratorially. He was a stranger—a German tourist judging by his accent—and we were at the back of...

Geographical Overtures

Geographical Overtures

“One should try to know everythingof something, and something of everything”—so says Prof. Upendra Man Malla, who did his thesis on “Human Geography of Nepal Valley” a long time ago,...