Rabi Thapa

Langtang the terrible, Langtang the beautiful

Hope springs eternal on this trail.

Jun 25, 2016

Brick by brick

Citizens and authorities in Kathmandu Valley come together to salvage its historic sites.

May 22, 2015

Running home

A short story.

Dec 16, 2014

Gadhimai’s gauntlet

Setting aside the visual repulsion, the macabre excess and the gluttony for slaughter, Rabi Thapa investigates the logistical details involved in managing the 2009 Gadhimai Mela.

Dec 01, 2009

Oct 01, 2009

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