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Tuesday, October 4, 2011

A kingdom within a kingdom

My choice of destination for today was another random choice, but intriguing none the less...

The Kingdom of Mustang - Nepal

And no, it's not about a horse.  This is referred to as a 'kingdom within a kingdom' as it remains relatively autonomous from the Tibetan government, ruled by a ancient Tibetan royal family. Filled with ancient walled fortress-villages and monasteries, its trade routes date back 1000 years.  Only way to get there though is through a trekking company.

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