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]
Date: August 28th 2008
Ah, Nepal. Land of landslides and power cuts, fledgling governments and knackered buses. What a shame we didn't have longer to enjoy it - Though thanks to China and the small issue of a closed Tibet border we did have an extra two weeks and they have been fabulous.
Introducing ChaosKathmandu really is the dirtiest, noisiest city we think we have been to, though in spite of that it ... read more