Bhaktapur December 23rd 2009 We drove from the River up into the Mountains and headed for Kathmandu. From here we did a day trip to Bhaktapur and Patan (to be added to another Blog entry).
Bhaktapur is an ancient Newar town in the east corner of the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. It is located in Bhaktapur District in the Bagmati Zone. It is the third largest city in Kathmandu valley and was once the capital of Nepal during the ... read more
Asia » Nepal » Kathmandu Valley 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