More than Just Kathmandu—Know Nepal, Part II

Fewa Lake

Fewa Lake, Pokhara. Image: Eliza Tyrrell

Yes, Kathmandu is a unique place with a distinct identity of its own, and surely, you’ll be spending quite a few days looking around. However, don’t go back thinking that this is all that there is to the country. Nepal has more to offer, so do make it a point to visit some of its major cities and towns. To make it easier for you, here are some pointers. Continue reading

Pedaling around Pokhara

Cycling around Pokhara. Image: Nasir Khan Saikat

Once, not too long ago, rumors flew around about how Pokhara was destined to sink into the ground. It was only a matter of time. The reason for all the rumors was the fact that the city is built on land that has a river flowing beneath it, and that this river (Seti River) has gouged out large chunks of space underground (some as deep as 250 m!), according to some geologists. Continue reading