Durbar Square, Kathmandu, Nepal

Remembering Kathmandu City

Gentle and charming people, exquisite temples, deep spirituality, vibrant culture, rich artistic heritage, bursting with colors, delightful chaos – those are what come to mind when we think of Kathmandu. Our hearts wrenched thinking that many of the splendid cultural heritage sites and sacred places that captivated us no longer stand as a result of the recent... Read more
Scenic Mountain Flight over Mt. Everest, Nepal

Mt. Everest Experience: A Scenic Mountain Flight in Nepal

  Do you want to see Mt. Everest and other Himalayan peaks so close that you can almost touch them and without any physical exertion?  We did just that. Our trip in Nepal was not long enough for us to do long treks to or around the Himalayan peaks.  However, we found an alternative way... Read more
01b-Prayer Flags in Bumthang, Bhutan

The Mystic of Prayer Flags and Prayer Wheels

Whenever I travel  to the countries in the Himalayas where Tibetan/ Mahayana Buddhism thrives, I’m always enchanted with the ubiquitous sights of fluttering prayer flags and spinning prayer wheels.  They’re such blissful and mystical sights to behold, even if you don’t know exactly what they stand for.  But just what exactly do they mean to the Buddhists?  Read more