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High times in the High Himalaya

May 30th 2007
One hundred yards out of the garage the bus shuddered to a halt. “Besi Saha! Besi Saha!”, cried the two lads hanging out from the doorway at the side of the bus, alerting potential passengers to the destination of the bus. Noone got on and the bus accelerated at just above snail pace, creaking and groaning over the pot holes in the road. “Now we’re on our way!”, I thought, prematurely. ... 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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