Up in the windows, is the Kumari, or living goddess. Pre-pubescent girls chosen through a pretty stringent process and their live while seemingly glamours, is actually quiet dull. When she finally arrived at the window, after some promise of donations, she drummed her fingertips at us for a few minutes and then disappeared back to her ipod.
Nepalese Days February 1st 2015 After acclimating to the scene, we easily worked into our Nepali routine. And as it is with everything that was once different, soon becomes routine and even normal. Mornings were filled with homemade chai that made Starbucks seem like gas station chai, breakfast of rice or lentil and 8 adults and 2 children huddled around a coffee table and scouting of our upcoming day. What was once a crowded ro ... read more
Asia » Nepal » Kathmandu 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