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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! […]

SWO-YATRA: This solo woman travel challenge takes Nepali ladies to a new journey

Perhaps the 2015 acid attack on two teenage girls in Basantapur of Kathmandu was enough to make Jason Shah realise challenges that women would face in the Nepali society while travelling. Therefore when he was invited to join a march against the incident, he decided that it would make little or no difference in the […]