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The Yeti comes home: "Namaste" Nepal

April 15th 2013
A stinking hangover prompted us to do the unthinkable: pay for another full night’s accommodation, in order to hang onto the room until nearer the train’s departure time. Cheap guesthouses in Kolkata don’t entertain the idea of partial fees for partial days. Checking out at 6.30 p.m., we walked through rush hour to Sealdah station. En-route, Ali’s flip-flop broke and I earned admiring (pit ... 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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