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During the Teej Festival, Nepali women go to Pashupatinath to take a dip in the holy Bagmati River and pray for their husbands.
Temple Tour

September 8th 2005
Despite the hot and dry weather (and the fact that I can't wear shorts and spaghetti straps in this conservative country) and my dizziness (side effect of the anti-malaria tablets that I ingested), I still managed to take a tour around the Kathmandu Valley, visiting some of Nepal's most important temples from September 6 to 8. I guess, the fact that I had a tour guide and a chaffeur he ... read more
Asia » Nepal » Kathmandu

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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