The Festival of the Horses— Ghode Jatra

Ghode JatraOn March 27, 2017 (Friday), the army grounds aligning Tundikhel in central Kathmandu will reverberate under the thundering hooves of many magnificent horses. Seated on the pavilion will be the President and Prime Minister of Nepal along with cabinet ministers, foreign envoys, and other dignitaries. Continue reading

The Colors of Teej

As I entered through the wide open the doors, a virtual sea of red overwhelmed me. My first impression was that of entering into a world that closely resembled the fabled ‘eastern bazaar’ described in tales such as ‘Marcopolo’s Travels’, ‘Ali Baba and the 40 Thieves’ and ‘Thief of Baghdad’. Continue reading