Nepal, My Country — The North Star Project Reports, sponsored by The Middle Ground Journal. By Gaurav Adhikari
I am an international student at The College of St. Scholastica from a relatively tiny country in the Himalayas officially known as Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal. Many people struggle to point out my country in a map, however, home to the tallest mountain peak in the world and the birth place of Lord Buddha, we are a bunch of very proud people living in the foothills of the mountains in Southeast Asia.
Nepal borders Tibet/China on the north and India in the east, west and south. This nation, mostly known to the US by the hippies from the ’60s as a place of tranquility, also brags about its rich cultural heritage and diversity in ethnicity. The country celebrates over 130 different languages and tribes. Although a national language common for most…
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