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Tracking down the nocturnal marauders of Bhirkot

For close to four hours I had crouched on the machan with a shotgun on my lap and a flashlight in my hand, keeping the night vigil for my quarry–the wild boar. I got more and more uncomfortable with each passing minute. The late July night after the rains was relatively cool; but, to my […]

Four reasons why Shey-Phoksundo is the best place to avoid monsoon

There are many lakes in Nepal that have captured the imagination of travellers, both domestic and international. Among the lakes, Shey-Phoksundo has a unique place in the hearts of travellers. Many globetrotters added the lake, situated at an altitude of 3,660 m, to their bucket list after the success of Eric Valli’s Caravan. Many in […]