Kathmandu is the enchanting capital city of Nepal, an equally enchanting country that opened its door to international tourism only in the 1950s. Once you set foot in Kathmandu for the first time, you might just pinch yourself to check if you are really awake. This exotic city is one of those places where you feel as though you magically entered a postcard.
The sights in many of Kathmandu’s traditional villages are surreal for a Western observer, and one of these villages is Bungamati, a classic Newari village that was first established in the 16th century. It is located about 10 kilometers from the center of Kathmandu, on a piece of land overlooking the Bagmati River, [Read more…]