The rustic utopia that is Dandagaon

It was barely ten minutes before pedestrians were sauntering across the road on which I was driving. Soon kalij pheasants, a pine marten, and a deer were bounding and scuttling across the dappled road. The place had the idyllic and untouched look of a world accessible only through a magical wardrobe. And this was a […]

Climate change: Women from Rasuwa find themselves at the receiving end

After the recent earthquake, Samjhana Tamang of Golijung, Rasuwa, had to work hard to rebuild her house. Busy rebuilding their own homes before an impending monsoon, very few villagers offered to help her. In the absence of her husband, who is working in Malaysia, Tamang sought help from her brother, who lived nearby. Even then, […]