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03 Nov 2016

Keeping Nepali Wood-Carving Traditions Alive

Anyone who has visited the antique-adorned Dwarika’s Hotel near Pashupatinath in Kathmandu will have heard its origin story. Founder Dwarika Das Shrestha was out for a morning walk back in the 1950s, and saw people burning carved, antique door and window frames on their fires. Concerned by this destruction of

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26 Oct 2016

Deepawali in Janakpur

Janakpur, 120 kilometres south of Kathmandu and just twenty kilometres from the Indian border, isn’t exactly on Nepal’s main tourist trail. But for a taste of a more North Indian landscape without actually crossing the border, Janakpur is an excellent little town to spend a day, especially if you can

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21 Oct 2016

Painting my own Thanka

Thanka was the first thing I saw for the very first time I visited Nepal. I thought they were computer generated images. I didn’t pay them much attention. So uniform and exact, the lines were perfectly straight and the curves so consistent. Then I saw a lady painting one in

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