The history of Nepal started and continues to be focused on the Kathmandu Valley. Over the centuries Nepal's boundaries have expanded and contracted a lot. In spite of its ancient beginnings, the modern country of Nepal only emerged in the 18th century.
Nestled between the Tibetan plateau on the open plains of the subcontinent (the modern day countries of India and China) Nepal has benefited immensely from its location as a resting place for voyagers and travelers.
Squeezed between the Tibetan plateau and the plains of the subcontinent - the modern-day giants of China and India - Nepal has long prospered from its location as a resting place for travelers. It is a cultural melting pot, absorbing influences from the many surrounding cultures, yet maintains its unique character.
It is visually rich and extremely compelling and also a photographer’s paradise.