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Why Karnali is not just Rara, it’s Nepal’s intangible heritage

In September this year, I had the opportunity to visit the Karnali region. It was a dream come true, for I would also visit Rara Although at every turn I saw nature at it best–whether it was the serene lake of Rara or the terraced fields of Mugu, or the lush, fertile valley of Sinja–the […]

Kuri: On Bear-Controlled Trails

The silence and twisted trees gave the place an eerie look. Tufts of old man’s beard gave it a primeval look, like no one had been there in a long, long time. Our guide motioned to us to stop. We could see no further than thirty feet because of the mist. He pointed to the […]