The medieval town of Bhaktapur, Kathmandu Valley Before leaving for the Kathmandu Valley, I deposited a part of my luggage at Durbar Guesthouse in Patan and planned a one-week trip through the towns and villages in the eastern part of Kathmandu. Out in the street, I bargained with a taxi driver to give me a […]
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Kathmandu Valley (I) – exploring towns, villages, and local families – Nepal
Kathmandu Valley, Patan (Lalitpur) Short Description: In Kathmandu Valley, I explored the main square and the lesser-known neighborhoods in Patan. I also managed to see the Living Goddess in Patan, the Kumari Devi. In the evening, I went with Ashnu to a local eatery and a nice terrace in the expats’ neighborhood. Long Description. In […]
Kopan Monastery: Introductory Buddhism Course – Nepal
Kopan Monastery – Introductory Buddhism Course Some time ago, I read an article on the Internet about the Introductory Buddhism Course from Kopan Monastery. I immediately searched for details about the course on their website, filled out the application form, and reserved a spot. I was eager to learn about Buddhism within an authentic environment. The […]
Kathmandu in one week (II): sites, villages, and local people – Nepal
Kathmandu is a chaotic town but it has some of the most famous heritage sites of Nepal. Hindu temples and Buddhist stupas are a must see for visitors.
Kathmandu in one week (I): sites, villages, and local people – Nepal
Kathmandu is a chaotic town but it has some of the most famous heritage sites of Nepal. Hindu temples and Buddhist stupas are among the most interesting ones.