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From cauliflowers to goat milk: The story of Nepal’s pioneering cheese factory

One wintry morning, a couple in their mid-twenties prepare their load on their dokos (conical-shaped dry bamboo strip hand-woven baskets) laden almost to overflowing with cauliflower from their farm. The man carried a bigger basket and the woman a slightly smaller one. They heaved the load onto their backs and started from their home in […]

Glimpses of Gokyo: On the foothills of the world’s roof

For thousands of people in the world, the only thing they know about Nepal is that it is the home to Mount Everest, the highest mountain in the world. Hence, they fail to realise that Nepal boasts many other travel destinations which are as enticing as the Everest. One is the Gokyo Lake, which lies […]