Bungamati: Temples have crumbled, faith survives in this Newar town

Discover an ancient Newar town free from the cultural degradation that has been affecting some big cities in Nepal The road to Bungamati is not your everyday commute. Moreover, when you decide to pedal your way to the ancient town, the first uphill from Bhainsepati will make you gasp for breath. Once you make it to […]

Tracking down the nocturnal marauders of Bhirkot

For close to four hours I had crouched on the machan with a shotgun on my lap and a flashlight in my hand, keeping the night vigil for my quarry–the wild boar. I got more and more uncomfortable with each passing minute. The late July night after the rains was relatively cool; but, to my […]