Kathmandu Day 2 April 13th 2012 Today was our first full day and last in Kathmandu. It is a hard city to describe; it is truly the 4th world. However, there is something utterly magical and fantastic about this place, and the people more than make up for it's filthiness. We are greeted at every turn with "Namaste," and a half bow.
First we met with a travel agent named Ram, who comes from a long line of Ghurka soldiers. He ... read more
Asia » Nepal » Kathmandu » Thamel 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