Biku’s Guide to Panauti

Panauti

Biku is a colorful man from Panauti. He can’t read English, but when I asked for a picture, I got this:

Biku Narayan Tamrakar of Panauti
Biku, ‘reading’ an English Daily

Among other things, Biku also loves to show people around his town of Panauti and as I witnessed firsthand, in these tours you will get occasional detours to a tea shop to buy some milk, a pen from a casino in Macao as a gift and a free copy of his biography!! Despite the rather unconventional tour that I got, I dedicate this conventional Panauti Guide to Biku. Errors are all mine. 🙂

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