Have you ever been to a bar and it’s so cool you don’t want to go leave? As I am sitting, sipping my tea in the garden at Electric Pagoda, I’m thinking I wish I could just stay here. I wish could set up in the corner, maybe next to the huge…Continue
The small Newari village of Khokana is often upstaged by the bigger and better known, village of Bugamati . The last three days saw Khokana completely steal the spotlight. The Khokana festival was a flawless display of traditional Nepali living, with the ideal mix of entertainment and cultural information.
The drive to Khokana perfectly set the scene. The slow roll out of Kathmandu and into the rural surround, through rice fields that seemed to struggle up the sides of…
Maghe Sankranti is a Hindu festival, marking the end of the inauspicious Nepali…Continue
Poush Aunsi at Gokarneswor Mahadev* is rarely found on the regular tourist itinerary. It's very likely you will be the only foreigner in attendance. This serious and personal ceremony provides a genuine cultural experience, which should not be missed.
Hindu funeral rites require details such as the time and date, Thithi, of an individual's birth in order to send…Continue
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