Namaste from Nepal November 10th 2009 I arrived in Nepal with a feeling of numb detachment. The sights, smells and salesmen of Kathmandu didn't move me as I had expected they would, and the rush of excitement that makes you sharply inhale, that tingling feeling of energy that I remembered from previous traveling experiences was missing.
Embarking on a year long journey has proved very different to setting off for a few months. Leavi ... read more
Asia » Nepal » Pokhara 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