A Year in Nepal: Chapter 3 A Tale of Three Cities


"A Year in Nepal" is a book I have been writing since the beginning of this year, 2019. I'd got to my 6th chapter and somehow ran out of steam, lots of ideas, content, adventures, but just couldn't continue or explain it! I let it sit there for two months, and despite encouragement from friends … Continue reading A Year in Nepal: Chapter 3 A Tale of Three Cities

The alternative Kathmandu: #3 A different Temple


The alternative Kathmandu  If this is your second visit to Kathmandu you may be in need of a few thoughts to explore the city further, understand it more, so you don't just have a quick stay before shooting off to Pokhara, Solu Kumbhu etc. If this is your first visit then we hope to help … Continue reading The alternative Kathmandu: #3 A different Temple

When #Nepal was a Kingdom: Part 4, July 31, 1983


A Tale of Three Cities Once upon a time, in the years before Nepal was unified as a whole country by Prithvi Naryan Shah, the Kathmandu Valley comprised more than one state with three capital cities; Bhaktapur, Lalitpur, and Kathmandu itself whose name derives from the original Kasthamandap (House of wood). Lalitpur is modern day … Continue reading When #Nepal was a Kingdom: Part 4, July 31, 1983