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