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...It Smiles Back At You  

...It Smiles Back At You

When Poverty Looks You Directly in the Face...

May 12th 2007
There was no way to prepare ourselves for what we were about to experience - sheer chaos, utter filth and downright poverty. The streets of Kathmandu are unpaved, rutted and full of debris thrown into the roads by locals who appear to have no concept of a garbage can. Stray dogs, monkeys and cattle rummage through the trash in search of scraps to fill their rib-revealing bellies. Tents line ... read more
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Nepalese Flag In 1951, the Nepalese monarch ended the century-old system of rule by hereditary premiers and instituted a cabinet system of government. Reforms in 1990 established a multiparty democracy within the framework of a constitutional monarchy. A Maoist in... ... read more
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