Posts Tagged: Festival

My Tihar ‘staycation’

In the blink of an eye almost another month has flown by since my last post and as ever it’s been action packed. There are therefore a whole backlog of posts I owe you all but I’ve decided to post them progressing

My Tihar ‘staycation’

In the blink of an eye almost another month has flown by since my last post and as ever it’s been action packed. There are therefore a whole backlog of posts I owe you all but I’ve decided to post them progressing

Back to Kathmandu for round 2

On August 18th, after a wonderful few weeks back in the UK relaxing with family and friends, I landed back in Kathmandu to commence my second year as a VSO volunteer. As I met to formally finish my placement with

Back to Kathmandu for round 2

On August 18th, after a wonderful few weeks back in the UK relaxing with family and friends, I landed back in Kathmandu to commence my second year as a VSO volunteer. As I met to formally finish my placement with

Holi Holi Holi!

Yup, time for another festival… March 5th was the date for Holi in Kathmandu; Holi “is a spring festival, also known as the festival of colours or the festival of love” and a festival of colours indeed it is! Here’s my

Holi Holi Holi!

Yup, time for another festival… March 5th was the date for Holi in Kathmandu; Holi “is a spring festival, also known as the festival of colours or the festival of love” and a festival of colours indeed it is! Here’s my

Festival # I’ve lost count… Shivaratri

On February 17th it was time for another major festival, although to be perfectly honest I have lost count of the number even just since I arrived in Nepal so Shivaratri is number…? “Maha Shivaratri is a Hindu festival celebrated annually in reverence

Festival # I’ve lost count… Shivaratri

On February 17th it was time for another major festival, although to be perfectly honest I have lost count of the number even just since I arrived in Nepal so Shivaratri is number…? “Maha Shivaratri is a Hindu festival celebrated annually in reverence

Festival #6 Tihar

With the big Dashain festival completed (counting as my festival #5) and my first full week in my new job behind me, it was surely time for another festival… Luckily, following close behind around October 23rd was the beautiful ‘festival of lights’

Festival #6 Tihar

With the big Dashain festival completed (counting as my festival #5) and my first full week in my new job behind me, it was surely time for another festival… Luckily, following close behind around October 23rd was the beautiful ‘festival of lights’

Festival #4 Teej

August 28th 2014 was a public holiday in Nepal in honour of the Teej festival. “Teej is the fasting festival of women in Nepal… Married women observe Teej fast to honor Lord Shiva and for long and healthy life of

Festival #4 Teej

August 28th 2014 was a public holiday in Nepal in honour of the Teej festival. “Teej is the fasting festival of women in Nepal… Married women observe Teej fast to honor Lord Shiva and for long and healthy life of

Festival #3 Krishna Janmastami (Krishna’s birthday)

August 17th saw the celebration of Krishna’s birthday across Nepal – so yup, another festival already! For a little bit more detailed information I can recommend the following ‘Nepal Home Page’. The various quotes below are from there. “On Krishna

Festival #3 Krishna Janmastami (Krishna’s birthday)

August 17th saw the celebration of Krishna’s birthday across Nepal – so yup, another festival already! For a little bit more detailed information I can recommend the following ‘Nepal Home Page’. The various quotes below are from there. “On Krishna