Postcards from Nepal

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If you love mountains, you will love Nepal. After all 8 of the 14 more than 8000 meters high peaks are located in Nepal! Nepal is a paradise for trekkers. Even though I was not trekking this time, I love going back to Nepal! Sharing the trip to Kathmandu, Pokhara and Chitwan in pictures with … Read more

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The Ultralight Flight Experience in Pokhara, Nepal

On my recent trip to Nepal, I did something for the first time! I sat in the passenger seat of an Ultralight open aircraft and off we went to the skies! My pilot for the flight was Binayak Bastola from Pokhara Ultralight and he inspired confidence! As the cockpit of the Aeros-2 trike plane is … Read more

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Boats at the Phewa Lake- Pokhara, Nepal

December is the month of nostalgia. I usually do not do year round up but this year I am succumbing to it big time. You have been warned! Yesterday night I was browsing through my Facebook timeline. And it made me so happy looking at the pictures from the past trips, trips that are now … Read more

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Petrified of Street Photography? So am I!

I am truly petrified of street photography. It feels like a daunting task to point my camera at a stranger’s face and click. I know, I know in India not too many people mind, but I just completely freeze most of the time. And yet I was fascinated by it too. I would keep reading … Read more

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Looking Back on the Phewa Lake

Do you ever sit back and think about a trip you did sometime back? Do your feelings about the trip change with the passage of time? When I just got back from Nepal after trying to trek through the Annapurna Circuit Trek, I was tired and not too happy about the amount of rain I … Read more

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Dress Code For Women in Nepal

If you follow a few travel message boards you will see the ‘dress code for women’ question pop up from time to time. That and teaching a few classes on cultural made me a bit more sensitive to the question. So here I go with what I saw in Nepal. Personally, me being from India, … Read more

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Ice Creams on a Hot Day, Phewa Lake, Pokhara, Nepal

When clouds play truant and hide all the mountain peaks what do you do? I tried to sit in a corner and take some people shots! Now I hardly ever do it. I am not sure if I will try it again but who knows? I am still a far cry from the fearless street … Read more

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The Boat Women at Phewa Lake, Pokhara, Nepal

When I arrived at Pokhara, Nepal it was not raining. It felt like a minor cause for celebration as I had seen more rain than I would care for on the Annapurna Circuit Trek. However by the time I finished lunch and started walking around the beautiful Phewa Lake, it has started raining again. I … Read more

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