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200‚000 Marigold Garlands being Imported for Tihar

The Tihar festival continues this week, in Nepal. Here’s an article from the Himalayan Times speaking to marigolds (traditional flower for the festival) being imported because of high demand. While volunteering in Jitpurphede in 2011, marigold fields were prominent. You … Continue reading

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Happy Tihar Everyone!!!

The Tihar Festival is beginning today in Nepal (October 21st).  5 days full of a combination of our Christmas and 4th of July. Exchanging of gifts, stringing of lights, decorations, tons of food, singing, dancing. Kathmandu, Nepal (photo: Prakash Mathema/AFP/Getty … Continue reading

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