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Rain over the Lake

Hidden Himalayas

August 8th 2012
I came to the rainiest part of Nepal during the rainiest time of year. When it’s not subject to heavy downpours, Pokhara is positioned as the perfect launching point for treks to the neighboring Annapurna Range. But there are few souls willing to brave the mud bogs and scourge of leeches that the monsoon brings to the southern slopes of the Himalayas. As for me, I had an old rain jacket with a b ... 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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