Gallery: Kathmandu, Boudhanath India Interesting facts 

Gallery: Kathmandu, Boudhanath

Kathmandu is a big city and this is a galery with the pictures from Boudhanath and its region. Boudhanath Sadak – at the entrance to the passage around the great stupa A view from Boudhanath  Tamang Gumba against Boudhanath Boudhanath sale of Ayurvedic herbs Boudhanath reading sutras in public  Boudhanath students on truancy? View from Boudhanath Boudhanath – this nun is always... Read More
Gallery: Kathmandu City Interesting places Nepal 

Gallery: Kathmandu City

The followers of Shiva and the Buddhists are one undivided community in Nepal, freely borrowing from their neighbors to their pantheon of sacred characters. Thus, everyone is taking refuge from Bhairava. Two great stupas, Boudanath and Swayambunath are sacred places not only for Buddhists. The sanctity of Pashupatinath is irrefutable, and the living goddess Kumari – worshiped by the Newari people – is... Read More
Kathmandu: Ratna Park Interesting places Nepal 

Kathmandu: Ratna Park

Ratna Park is one of the oldest park in Kathmandu. It is situated in central Kathmandu, Nepal. It is not far from the tourist center, Tamel. It is situated between Rani Pokhari – holy reservoir – and Tudikhel – big area used mainly for organization of Nepal Army events. The name of the park comes after the Queen Ratna, the second queen of King Mahendra. Kathmandu Metropolitan... Read More
Nepal: Kathmandu post office Nepal 

Nepal: Kathmandu post office

Once, I went to the main post office in Kathmandu to send a registered letter to Poland. General Post Office Kathmandu is located at Sundhara Marg not far from the Ratna Park transport hub. The mail hall is spacious, quite similar to the average post office in our country – large halls, several windows, several chairs. The Main Post Office... Read More
Recipe for a laphing – Tibetan snack Food Nepal 

Recipe for a laphing – Tibetan snack

A jelly-like Tibetan snack eaten with sauces and spices. I have written more about this snack and what it is here. Recipe for 6-8 people: Note: The laphing needs time to set. Usually it is done overnight. Preparation of laphing: Mix the starch and water together until you get an even texture. Heat the mixture on stove, stirring frequently until the... Read More