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Cosmic Compositions

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Attending a class in Kathmandu, Ronan O’Connell is mesmerized by the ancient, meditative powers of Thangka art: the medium and the message for Buddhists across the Himalayas.

Uncharted Heights

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The fame of Nepal’s top trekking circuits precedes them. For something quieter, yet still spectacular, the Tsum Valley is heaven-sent.

Chitwan: Rhinos and Tigers of the Terai

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In Chitwan tigers, rhinos, and deer wander the warm forest mornings of the Terai in the meltwaters of the Himalayas.

Nepal: Yes, You Can Go Right Now

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Nepal is a destination for both the adventurer and the culture lover, and Remote Lands is ready to plan your Nepal expedition.

Walking Safari Chitwan: Though Nepal’s Most Famous Wildlife Reserve

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A few things to know for the traveler exploring Nepal’s Chitwan on foot.

On Post-COVID Travel in Nepal with Sangita Einhaus Shrestha

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Sangita Einhaus Shrestha, Managing Director of The Dwarika’s Group of Hotels and Resorts, speaks with Remote Lands on the future of luxury travel in Nepal.

The Rites of Cremation at Kathmandu’s Pashupatinath Temple

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The most important temple complex in Nepal, Shree Pashupatinath is a maze of cultural treasures; most know it as where the bodies of Kathmandu burn.

Kumaris: The Living Child Goddesses of Nepal

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For more than 1,000 years, Kumaris have been a central part of Hindu and Buddhist culture in Nepal, particularly in Kathmandu.

Dwarika’s: Remote Lands Inside Kathmandu’s Only Luxury Hotel

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There is really only one luxury hotel in Kathmandu worthy of the title: Dwarika’s. It’s a mix of museum, luxury, and oasis.

Middle Ground: Responsible Wilderness Tourism in Nepal’s Tiger Tops

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Throughout Asia the exploitative practices of elephant tourism are being phased out, and Tiger Tops in Chitwan is looking for the middle ground to protect their remaining elephants ethically and carefully.

Lens on Sadhus from Kathmandu to Varanasi

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Jay Tindall has been shooting sadhus for more than two decades; down his lens, the varied faces of the holy men of Nepal and India tell tales.

Searching for the Unicorn Rhinos of Chitwan

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Travelogues journeys to Nepal’s Chitwan National Park where deer, rare birds, and tigers mingle with the one-horned rhinos in a jungle fed by the ice of the Himalayas.