Category Archives: Nepal

Nepal – Street art in Pokhara

On a quest for street art I found some really nice ones when I was in Pokhara, where I spent most time. Being known for being the ‘hippie village’ it is probably a likely place for street art. I spotted some … Continue reading

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Asia – and its holy cows

It is the most normal thing in some Asian countries to have a cow roam the streets, but it still baffles me every time. Cattle are considered sacred in world religions such as Hinduism, Jainism, Zoroastrianism and others. Due to … Continue reading

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Nepal – traditional clothing?!?

While in Nepal I was expecting that people would dress similar as in India. And they do, but they don’t. I would say that in India clothes are a bit more colorful and on average the percentage of people wearing … Continue reading

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3 New Year’s day celebrations

This year – 2015 – I had the wonderful opportunity to celebrate New Year in three different countries. I started with a ‘Murder dinner’ New Year’s celebration in London. The ‘Murder dinner’ is a play set in a designated era … Continue reading

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Nepal – Pokhara your trekking and hippie haven

Pokhara – what not to miss While I didn’t have the time to go trekking – a definite not to miss if I should believe all fellow tourists in Pokhara – there are a few spots in Pokhara I want … Continue reading

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Nepal – Bandipur Where heaven meets

When in Pokhara do try to make the effort to visit Bandipur. It is an approximately 2.5 hours drive from Pokhara by local bus, with a transfer at Dumre after which you will get up the hill by another bus. … Continue reading

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Nepal – ceremonies introducing you to another culture

Experiencing Ceremonies in Nepal Traveling through Nepal you will definitely come into contact with some Hindu ceremonies. In Kathmandu I visited the Pashupatinath temple complex and was overwhelmed when I witnessed a cremation on the banks of the holy Bagmati … Continue reading

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