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In Photos: As the flagship trek to the Himalayas, Everest is ready to welcome visitors

As the trekking season comes near, photographer Bharat Bandhu Thapa visited the Everest region to document its beauty and diversity. With clear afternoons and balmy evenings, Nepal welcomes majority of its visitors to the Khumbu valley during the months of September-November. This trekking season holds prominence in the light of the earthquake last year, which although had […]

Shivapuri: The Hill of Longing

Shivapuri Hill, at least for me, has a magnetic pull. I sometimes catch a glimpse of it from a high point south of the Bagmati and feel a pang for the wilderness. If there has been a shower in the afternoon, the day’s last light turns it into the color of burnished copper, and the […]