Devil Traps and other secrets from Lubra, Nepal

It was one of the coldest mornings when I was on my way back from Muktinath, Nepal. While sitting in the cab, I bid my friend goodbye and felt bad that I had to conclude my trip without visiting his village, Lubra. Right at that moment when I was talking to my Nepali friend, something… Continue reading Devil Traps and other secrets from Lubra, Nepal

TRIPPING THROUGH HIMALAYAS – Kathmandu to Pokhara

A far-stretched road and a plan to hit all the spots you have a market on the map! How does it sound? Cool. Awesome. Glorious. I know right! I can never stop falling for road-trips no matter how many of them I undertake every now and then. I love that innate sense of freedom and… Continue reading TRIPPING THROUGH HIMALAYAS – Kathmandu to Pokhara

Pashupatinath Temple, Nepal ~ Reflections on devotion & death

  History : One of the UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites in Nepal, this temple is a major religious attraction of Kathmandu. The temple is dedicated to Lord Pashupati (literally meaning ‘Lord of all animals’), one of the avatars of Lord Shiva. It is the oldest Hindu temple in Kathmandu with its existence dating back to… Continue reading Pashupatinath Temple, Nepal ~ Reflections on devotion & death

Many Faces of Nepal

“A tribute to Nepal in the wake of recent tragedy that shook this beautiful country. Let us pray for immense strength and courage to its people to recover and rebuild after the earthquake. I can never forget my recent trip to Nepal that brought about huge transformation into my life. Sending thoughts and prayers for… Continue reading Many Faces of Nepal

Explore Pokhara (Nepal)

Making our way through the long, unwinding hilly roads with occasional peek into the Nepali culture on the way, we travel some 200 kilometers from Kathmandu to reach the second largest city of Nepal – Pokhara. As you reach here, you instantly get the casual, laid back vibe in the air. Surrounded by hills and… Continue reading Explore Pokhara (Nepal)

World Peace Pagoda, Pokhara (Nepal) – In pictures

Travel Trivia – Other Name(s) : Shanti Stupa Location site :  On the top of Ananada Hill (1100 metres) at Pokhara (Nepal) Distance : Approximately 7 km from downtown Pokhara How to reach : By Hiking, Cycling or via taxi Famous for : Being a symbol of peace and amazing vantage point to view Pokhara city, Phewa Lake and… Continue reading World Peace Pagoda, Pokhara (Nepal) – In pictures

The Heritage City of Nepal – Bhaktapur

Quick Facts: Location Name : Bhaktapur Other Name(s) : Bhadgaon or Khwopa Location Coordinates : 27.6722° N, 85.4278° E Country : Nepal (Asia) Distance from the capital : 12 km east of Kathmandu Entrance Fee : USD 15$ for foreigners and 500NRS for SAARC nations Famous for : Juju Dhau (King Curd), Pottery, Handicrafts, Newari… Continue reading The Heritage City of Nepal – Bhaktapur