Category Archive: NEPAL

Traveling to Nepal – 5 Great Activities

Traveling to Nepal – 5 Great Activities Nepal is a spectacular country to be in. It is incredibly rich in its culture and natural beauty, and every day in the country promises excitement and adventure. It is home to some of the greatest Himalayan peaks, and is full of options that offer the best of …

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PHOTO GALLERY: Medieval Bhaktapur City – Nepal

Durbar Square - Bhaktapur - Nepal

PHOTO GALLERY: Medieval Bhaktapur City – Nepal See photos of Bhakatpur here Bhaktapur is one of Nepal’s most famous, beautiful and intriguing towns. Located just 15 km / 10 miles from Kathmandu, in the middle of the broad Kathmandu Valley, Bhaktapur is one of three royal cities in the valley. Built in the 1200s in …

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10 Best Photo Galleries of 2014 on LashWorldTour

10 Best Photo Galleries of 2014 on LashWorldTour  I’m happy to report that 2014 was yet another fantastic year of continuous world travels for me. In total I visited five countries: India, Malaysia, Australia, Fiji and New Zealand. The latter two I finally reached for the first time in my life and, thus, explored quite …

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PHOTO GALLERY: Boudhanath Stupa – Kathmandu, Nepal

PHOTO GALLERY: Boudhanath Stupa – Kathmandu, Nepal  Majestic Boudhanath Stupa is one of Kathmandu’s most famous and intriguing temples. Standing 36 M tall, it’s one of the world’s highest stupas and the tallest in Nepal. It was awarded UNESCO World Heritage Status in 1979. Although Nepal is primarily a Hindu nation, thousands of Tibetans have …

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Travel Tips: Five Delicious Local Foods in Nepal to Try

Travel Tips: Five Delicious Local Foods in Nepal to Try Wherever I travel in the world I’m in the habit of eating local foods almost exclusively (and I eat them at local restaurants & shops, not tourist restaurants, guest houses or hotels). Nearly every country has delicious local cuisine and, for me, eating them at …

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PHOTO GALLERY: Pewa Tal Lake in Pokhara – Nepal

PHOTO GALLERY: Scenic Pewa Tal Lake at Pokhara – Nepal Pokhara is one of Nepal’s most visited destinations. It’s particularly famous for gorgeous Phewa Tal (Lake). The large, shallow lake is surrounded on three sides by low mountains, the foothills of the Annapurna Range of Himalayan Peaks. The southern end of the lake is flat …

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10 Important Tips for Visiting Kathmandu, Nepal

10 Important Tips for Visiting Kathmandu, Nepal  If you’re heading to Nepal, this post provides some very useful information for your arrival in Kathmandu, the nation’s capital.  For my recent trip to Nepal, despite reading up and preparing beforehand as I usually do, I didn’t find any guidebooks or online sources that mentioned these super-useful …

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Travel Tales: Waking Up in a Medieval Town

Travel Tales: Waking Up in a Medieval Town I was awakened at dawn by live accordion music. Whhaaat the..? Before I could make any sense of it, a loud bell rang out three clear notes. The accordion continued its melodic song. Despite my weariness this was just too bizarre to sleep through. I rolled out …

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PHOTO GALLERY: Pashupatinath Temple – Kathmandu

PHOTO GALLERY:   Pashupatinath Temple – Kathmandu Pashupathinath Temple is the most important Hindu temple in the entire nation of Nepal. Located along the scenic banks of the holy Bagmati River on the eastern outskirts of Kathmandu, it is also a major site for Hindu cremation ceremonies, which take place almost daily. Both royalty and …

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PHOTO GALLERY: Kathmandu, Nepal

PHOTO GALLERY: Kathmandu, Nepal Kathmandu is a city dominated by brick: brick houses, brick shops and brick temples. Established way back in the 700s AD, the city’s gorgeous Newari architecture developed over several centuries, reaching it’s most glorious craftsmanship in the 1200s and 1300s AD. The city is full of narrow stone, dirt and slightly …

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