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When Afghanistan's Taliban announced plans in February to destroy all of the country's statues—including two gigantic fifth-century Buddha figures— the cries of outrage reverberated around the globe. Losing these ancient and precious pieces of his...
Some years ago a friend made a trip to Kathmandu. At her hotel, she asked where she might sample the city's best Nepali food. "Hmm," the concierge said. "Good Nepal food, hard to find. I do not recommend. May I suggest dinner at hotel?This week, ...
(31) Kathmandu Treasure-hunting in the Himalayas A religious center for generations, the Kathmandu Valley now draws modern shoppers. Set aside three days to explore, and bring plenty of cash—ATM's are still a rarity in Nepal. The best place to sta...