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Beaten but not Broken: Bhaktapur in Nepal

Bhaktapur is the site of one of the oldest kingdoms in Nepal, one of three major city-states in the Kathmandu Valley. It thrived and functioned as a prosperous kingdom and for a while was the main capital of Nepal, with some
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Travel Stories from Cyprus, Transylvania, Nepal, and Mexico City

Since we went from three travel stories to four each month in Perceptive Travel, it’s harder for me to write some catchy “rule of three” title. Be assured, however, that you’ll still find something strange, something new, and something interesting each
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Hiking the Sunrise Poon Hill Trek Near Pokhara in Nepal

If you want to do some serious hiking in Nepal and get a view of the mighty Himalayas, you can do a loop from near Pokhara that takes you up to Poon Hill and round to Gandruk for some great panoramas.
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Travel Prices in Nepal – 2017

If you’re looking for the very cheapest place to travel in the world is, Nepal is certainly close to the top. It was one of the cheapest places to travel the first time I landed there in the mid-90s and it
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Cargo Ship Karaoke, a Nepalese Funeral Fest, and Eeyou Istchee Internet

When I launched Perceptive Travel a decade ago the goal was to publish the most interesting travel stories on the web and get away from all the same old same ole I was seeing in the few surviving magazines month after