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Nine Nepali hill stations to beat the heat this summer

Historians believe that Britishers developed various places of hilly region in India as an refuge for them in summer. The places were developed as tourist destinations later. Though not a colony of Britishers, Nepal also has many of such places, which offer the visitors a cool refuge in the scorching summer. Here is a list […]

Dating death for a living: The bamboo-rafters of Sun Koshi

What really amazed me was to see those intrepid rafters’ “natural ability to turn hardship into promise, to find humour in deprivation.” “What on earth are these guys doing on this boulder-ridden fast river . . . surfing?” I asked myself incredulously, as I watched the distant two figures floating down the river—on their feet! […]