(Continued from yesterday.) … From there I crossed the toxic Bagmati River, and eventually stumbled across a slum called Bainsighat – a tight-knit community of up to 800 people living in around 150 homes. Again, … Continue reading
By now you know that I love Kathmandu: its vibrant streets, vibrant people and vibrant, living history. One of the things that struck me on my first day here, driving from … Continue reading
Yes, it’s a wonderful world here in Kathmandu. So different to what we know in the West; so full of colour, life and resourcefulness.
I’m not one for being all touristy, but I am in Kathmandu, a city saturated in history. After much deliberation, a few of us decided to visit the Swayambhunath Temple, a UNESCO … Continue reading
I came across this young lass up in the mountains last week. The Boy Scouts clearly have nothing on her when it comes to the motto “be prepared”.
On 25 April this year a major earthquake, known as the Gorkha earthquake and measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale, hit Nepal, west of its capital Kathmandu. 450 000 people were … Continue reading
…. 5.50am …. …. 4pm ….