That the 2015 earthquake in Nepal was devastating is known by all, but, what many people don’t know is that of the almost 9000 people killed, more than half of them died in Sindhupalchowk. 96.8% of the houses were destroyed (64565 houses in total!) and the rescue of survivors was made near impossible due to the obliteration of roads such as the Araniko highway.
Aside from what you would normally pack for any trip, these are 5 additional things that I would recommend including in your suitcase if you are travelling to Nepal.
or How a wrong turn led to meeting the minister of tourism, culture and aviation of Nepal.
Survival buffs say that if you are in the mountains and it starts to rain, the best thing to do is not to get frustrated because no matter how much energy you put into trying to stay dry, in the end the rain always wins; you’ll just be more tired and angry as well as being wet.
The Tandoori and Naan house sits along Amrit marg, a less touristic street that’s parallel to Thamel. This tiny restaurant, wedged between a travel agency and a private home with a bright blue door, would go completely unnoticed if it weren’t for the constant queue of people outside.
A little info on weather, when to go to Nepal, tourist visas, taxi fares, useful numbers…and our personal favourite restaurant in Kathmandu