Category Archives: Cultural Focus

Pashupatinath: Shiva’s Kathmandu Valley Temple

From the tourist ghetto in the Thamel district, four of the Kathmandu Valley’s major UNESCO World heritage sites are within easy access.  Back in 1996 Laila and I walked to all of them on our first visit to Kathmandu. Swayambhunath … Continue reading

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The Kathmandu Valley’s Patan April 2018: Part 1 – Durbar Square

Related Post: The Temples of Lalitpur (Patan) Before & After The Quakes Patan’s Durbar Square suffered significant damage in the April 2015 Gorkha Earthquakes. The post linked above shows what it looked like before and immediately after the earth stopped shaking. … Continue reading

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Bhaktapur Three years After The 2015 Quakes – Part 2: Taumadhi Sq., Potters’ Sq., and Tachapal

Previous Post:  Bhaktapur Three years After The 2015 Quakes – Part 1: Durbar Square The return visit to Bhaktapur continues!  While Durbar Square is undoubtedly the one site that all visitors will see, there is more!  Just around the corner from … Continue reading

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Bhaktapur Three Years After The 2015 Quakes – Part 1: Durbar Square

Related Post: Kathmandu’s Durbar Square After the 2015 Earthquakes – Is It Worth The $10.U.S. Entry Fee? How has Bhaktapur coped since the Earthquakes of 2015? A few months ago I uploaded this post – Nepal’s Kathmandu Valley: The Temples of Bhaktapur – with … Continue reading

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