Entries from September 2010

Year round weather in Kathmandu

Date September 24, 2010

WEATHER at KATHMANDU AIRPORT (27 70 N, 85 36 E, 1337mt above sea level)   Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Avg Max Temp 18 21 25 28 29 28 28 28 27 26 23 20 Avg Min Temp 2 4 8 11 16 19 20 20 18 13 [...]

What’s in a name?

Date September 23, 2010

After seeing Dadagaun spelt several ways including Dadagaun, Dandagaun, Dada gaun, Danda Gaun, I decided to ask Dhorje why the inconsistencies and which version was best. He told me Danda gaun is strictly speaking, correct - it means village (gaun) of the mountains/ hills (danda). He admitted he should really always spell it correctly too! Not that [...]

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Date September 20, 2010