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Namaste, Kathmandu!

May 6th 2008
Namaste, everyone! (Namaste is widely used here as a greeting, and it means “I bow to the god in you.”) I’ve been here in Kathmandu for two and a half days now. I’ll be here until Thursday, when I’m leaving the capital city to head out to the village of Chapagaun. Anyway, I’m currently staying a nice little hotel on the outskirts of Thamel. I’m so glad we’re a bit further away ... 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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