So the locals take it upon themselves to put garland, not unlike a lei, over the heads of animals who have absolutely no interest in this festival or awareness of what’s going on. The end result of course is rather entertaining to imagine.



Dashain is the longest holiday in the Nepali Calendar. I suspect this calendar has some causal effect on the rather flexible view people in Nepal take to time. Another interesting fact is that Nepal has more festival/holidays than anywhere else. The net result of this is that in several months I have never been witness…


Sastō Ālu

The soon to be internationally famous recipe for Sasto Alu. Easily the most entertaining thing one can do with a potato in mixed company.