Nepalese devotees smear vermilion powder to participate in the Sindur Jatra festival in Kathmandu. Sindur Jatra, or Vermillion Powder Festival, is celebrated to welcome the advent of spring and the New Year.
“Tilak Plate” by humdingor. CC2
Dwarika’s Hotel, Kathmandu
The Dwarika’s Hotel Kathmandu emerged out of one man’s lifelong quest to reserve the architectural glory of Kathmandu, the late Dwarika Das Shrestha. It displays the architectural beauty of Kathmandu valley featuring all modern comfort and amenities. The hotel has...
One of the world’s most distinctive hotels, the walls hide what seems like a small village, constructed entirely of centuries-old wooden buildings, all intricate wood carvings and coving. The rooms are like decadent suites, and the atmospheric restaurants serve high-end...