Travelling to Nepal after the earthquake

On Saturday 25th April 2015 Nepal was hit with a 7.8 magnitude earthquake. This tragic event killed over 8,000 and injured many more.

At this point I had a flight to Nepal scheduled for 1st September – a mere 4 months after the earthquake.

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Durbar Square – older temples, such as those in Kathmandu’s Durbar Square, suffered serious damage due the age of the buildings. The media focused a lot on this damage despite this being unrepresentative of conditions in the rest of Kathmandu.

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