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24 hours in: Pokhara

24 hours in: Pokhara

Pokhara can only be described as heaven on Earth. Often labelled as a lake city, many of Pokhara’s activities revolve around the water, such as rafting and paragliding; yet, Pokhara is so much more than that! Take an early hour-long roadtrip to Sarangkot and watch the sun peek over the...
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A close shave in Pokhara, Nepal

A close shave in Pokhara, Nepal

One of things I love most about travelling is that it gives you the opportunity to do things you probably wouldn’t normally do at home. Some people take that down the skydive and bungy route but I like my adventure a little more genteel than that. One thing I always...
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Nepal: One year later, in photos

Nepal: One year later, in photos

It’s been one year since a devastating earthquake shook Nepal, killing more than 8,000 people and leaving some 21,000 people injured. Now, one year later, we headed back there through the camera lens of travel bloggers The Common Wanderer, to see Nepal as it is today: recovering and ready to...
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Biking in Kathmandu: I did it for the mud and the momos

Biking in Kathmandu: I did it for the mud and the momos

The rumour is that you become fitter when you spend time at altitude. Your lungs become stronger because your body is working harder to find oxygen with each breath. So, after spending two weeks over 3,000 metres in Nepal, I was not afraid of a little Kathmandu by Bike Urban...
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Photos: Kathmandu after the quake

Photos: Kathmandu after the quake

It’s been nearly two months since the 7.8 earthquake (and subsequent aftershocks) hit Nepal, killing more than 8,500 people and injuring more than 23,000 others. Homes, entire villages, and many UNESCO World Heritage sites, including parts of Durbar Square in Kathmandu, were destroyed. But what many travellers might not realise...
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New Year’s (and more) in Nepal

New Year’s (and more) in Nepal

It’s often said there are more festivals than days of the year in Nepal. Okay, so that might be a bit of an exaggeration, but this is definitely a country with lots of celebrations happening — there are seven different New Year’s holidays alone, reflecting Nepal’s rich diversity and multiculturalism....
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