The weather is getting warmer and everyone is looking for a way too cool off. You could take a trip out to the International Swimming Complex at Satdobato. A nicer option is the 22 stone water spouts at Balaju.
5km from Kathmandu, the Balaju water spouts are found in a large…Continue
Added by Nepal Travel Blogs on September 28, 2011 at 10:37am — No Comments
I had been wanting to take a trip to Palanchowk Bhagawati temple in Kavre district for quite sometime but the realization of that plan was prevented by the dark specter of the perennial nuisance of Nepali life: Bandhs. To quote the wisdom of the Nepali language: baddar ko hat ma naribal. Having neanderthals for leaders is quite a burden to our Homo sapien populated country. How would you explain the failure to draft a respectable constitution within two + one year…Continue
Added by Chitij Karki on September 25, 2011 at 7:00pm — No Comments
Recently, I was visiting Nepal and became quite sick with the dreaded vomiting and diarrhoea. I was advised to visit get some tablets from the pharmacy and was very surprised to be given some antibiotics and other tablets without visiting the doctor. Unfortunately I had left it too late and had to go to one of the local hospitals for re-hydration and more antibiotics.
It was quite an eye-opener for me. On arrival I was surprised by the lack of medical gadgets and equipment.…Continue
Added by Judy on September 23, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Born in Kathmandu as a Newar, I clearly have no idea just why it took me 28 years to witness my first Indra Jatra. It was only after seeing my first (last year), I realized how much value our traditions had and how foolish I had been all these years.
Indra Jatra (Kumari Jatra) is one of the greatest festivals celebrated in Kathmandu Valley. The festival is marked to thank Indra (God of…Continue
Knowing your Pashmina and steps to taking care of it
Pashmina, also known as the “Diamond Fiber” and “The soft gold of high Asia” is reportedly the finest, softest and the warmest wool found in nature. It is derived from the under belly of the “Capra Hircus”, the mountain goat or as locally known “Changrya”, found in the remote regions of the Himalayas above 10000 feet from sea level and the Inner Mongolian highlands. The goats are never harmed in the…Continue
Added by Ajay R Tuladhar on September 1, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments