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MOVING GOD IN A CHARIOT

Chariots festivals are a big thing in Nepal. Next week comes an exceptional one: the chariot pulling of the God of Rain Rato Machhendranath on a special trip, which is only held every 12 years! The rainy season starts in April-May in Nepal. The purpose… Read More

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KATHMANDU CARNET D’ADRESSES

From meeting a French cheese maker riding his Royal Enfield to retreating in Patan’s secret kitchens or splurging in one of the city’s loveliest boutique hotel, here is Kore Kamino’s curated carnet d’adresse for your time in the valley. Farmers Market @1905 Restaurant, Kathmandu Every… Read More

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PAINTING THE TOWN RED

This is every morning’s ritual in Kathmandu. House owners adorn a dedicated spot on their doorstep sprinkling it with a handful of red kukuma powder, a pinch of beaten rice and a touch of flower petals and herbs. These offerings – designed to welcome visitors… Read More

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TASTE OF THE MOUNTAINS

It is probably a bit of a traveller / tourist dish but who cares. When we were in Nepal we mostly lived on Momos! Fresh, spicy, healthy – vegetarian if you wish – and releasing the perfect dose of energy for scouting and exploring. Here… Read More