Kathmandu’s Historical Ponds

Nagdaha, Patan. Image: Prashant Shrestha

Thousands of people congregate around a pond in Handigaun in the month of Chaitra/Baisakh (mid March/mid April). The occasion is the famous ‘Gahana Khojne’ (Search for Ornaments) festival, an annual event that is known for the robust nature of its festivities. Continue reading