Nepal court blocks road construction in rhino stronghold of Chitwan Park; Abhaya Raj Joshi; Mongabay

KATHMANDU — Nepal’s Supreme Court has ordered the government not to construct any new roads inside Chitwan National Park without approval from UNESCO, park authorities and other stakeholders. Chitwan National Park is home the world’s second-largest population of greater one-horned rhinos (Rhinoceros unicornis) as well as a significant population of Bengal tigers (Panthera tigris tigris), […]

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Patan, Kathmandu: A Guide to this Neighbourhood of the Ancient and the Modern in Nepal; Dora Aljoofri; City Nomads

City Nomads’ guide to things to do, shopping, and things to eat in Patan, a neighbourhood in the south of Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal.

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Rhinos or roads? Nepal deals with a tricky balancing act; Abhaya Raj Joshi; Monga Bay

KUMROJ, Nepal — In March 2016, a team of experts from the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) arrived in Nepal’s Chitwan National Park. Dispatched at the request of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee, the mission was charged with investigating a series of transportation infrastructure projects planned for the area. Home to some 600 […]

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These UNESCO World Heritage Sites are the first to be threatened by climate change; Shane Reiner-Roth; Archinect

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An Indian in Kathmandu explains what it is that makes the city great; Charukesi Ramadurai; Indian Express

The feeling of ‘same same but different’.

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‘You’re my queen for ever and ever’: My search for goddess Dakini in Nepal in the age of #MeToo; Shoba Narayan; Scroll.in

In these times, what is the role of feminine energy, even one that is about 5000 years old?

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7 places you can only visit because of conservation efforts; Alex Bresler; Matador Network

Be grateful for these protected treasures.

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The Mountain Kingdom: 10 Amazing Sights in Kathmandu and Bhutan; Afar

AFAR Ambassador Ryan Cordwell reflects on an unforgettable trip with the USTOA…

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Buddhist Holy Places – Where Gautama Buddha Lived; forimmediaterelease.net

Buddhism is based on the philosophy around the preaching of Gautama Buddha about 2600+ years ago. Buddha was born as a prince and later became a monk in…

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6 Reasons To Go Everest Base Camp and Not Stay Home; Ramesh; Detechter

Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the life-changing and adventurous trek of the Everest region. The trek to the base of the world’s highest peak is on many…

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