The kurta and salwar are typical clothing for Nepali women, particularly married ones. It is usually made of cotton, and custom-tailored to fit. The sleeves have a snug fit, from the shoulders and arm pits all the way to where it ends on the forearm. The top is long and also fits snugly in the… Continue reading Kurta Salwar: A review
Much has changed since we got married. Not so much in our relationship with each other, but more about the things that are happening around us. I will have a growing list of new experiences, but for now, here are the main ones. Food. The kind of food is an obvious change. But meal times… Continue reading New Wife, New Life
We arrived in Kathmandu 2 days before the main day of the celebration so we dived straight into the flurry of Dashain-related activities. Every time family and friends asked how I was doing, my only answer was busy. Everyone was always doing something – cooking in the kitchen, attending to visiting relatives, going out to… Continue reading My first Dashain celebration
Between wedding preparations, the actual wedding day, hosting family and friends and taking them on tours, moving to another country, and diving straight into Dashain activities, I’m just quickly coming up for air here and saying a quick hello to the internet to say that we did it! Of course, life is different now. I… Continue reading Married!!!