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Nepal, Asia

Capital: Kathmandu
Area: 147,181 km2
Currency: Rupee (NPR – रु)
Voltage/Outlet: 230/C, D, M
Drive on: Left

Population: 28,825,709
Per Capita Income (USD): $2,520
Main language: Nepali
Hello: Namastē
Thank you: Dhan’yavāda

Landlocked and laid back, Nepal is the place where time stands still. Spend your time visiting the ancient temples and navigating the chaotic traffic of Kathmandu, or trek for weeks through the world’s highest peaks without hearing a motor. Whether you want to hike the Himalayas or see a rhino in the jungle, its diversity and intrigue can keep you here forever.

Following The Herd – Nepal’s Dashain Festival

Flocking to Nepal's Dashain Festival - Herders and the Herded "To my mind, the life of a lamb is no less precious than that of a human being." - Mahatma Gandhi Finally, after hiking for ten days up the lush Marsyangdi Valley, we trudge across the 4516 m Thorung-la. Below, the trail descends into the desert-like Mustang of the Kali Gandaki River – a stark contrast to the way up. Descent to Dashain Our climb down to Tatopani coincides with the preparation of the Hindu sacrificial festival [...]

By |August 6th, 2018|Categories: Arts and Culture, Nepal|Tags: , |0 Comments
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