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Cool place: Chandragiri Hills Cable Car

Cool place: Chandragiri Hills Cable Car

Want to get away from the city for a few hours? The new cable car on the valley rim at Thangkot is quite an experience: rise above the city in a western-standard cable and reach the fresh air at 2540m above sea level! Enjoy the vistas, the verdant green, the temple,...

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Cool place: JAVANA SILVER JEWELLERY

Cool place: JAVANA SILVER JEWELLERY

On my last day in Kathmandu a few weeks ago I stumbled across JAVANA WORKSHOP in Bakhundol, after a long goodbye-lunch with dear friends and with no more money in my pocket (how very unfortunate!) to splurge on the absolutely lovely silver jewellery, so tastefully...

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New cool place in town: NexUs Café & Residence

New cool place in town: NexUs Café & Residence

... I've been reading a lot about the new NexUs café and art center in Kathmandu, created by eminent artist Ashmina Ranjit and her community. I haven't been able to see it myself (will do so on my next trip) but it seems a safe bet to present it here and let you know...

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Photographic art by Sunny Thapa

Photographic art by Sunny Thapa

Even tough this blog really focusses on modern art of Nepal and then mostly painting, I do want to broaden my horizon from time to time to include photography, which of course is an artform in an of itself. In the last few weeks I was intrigued again and again by...

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Fashion Blogger in Nepal: “SwankyRana”

Fashion Blogger in Nepal: “SwankyRana”

... today for something different, yet still highlighting "modern life of Nepal": after having posted about Lex Limbu, a Nepali blogger with a huge international followership (on Facebook alone almost 10,000), I recently stumbled upon my first Nepali fashion blogger....

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