“Nepal is blessed with cultural heritage and stunning nature. There is great potential of tourism here, but it should have a purpose and be sustainable, and I am passionate about preserving the culture,” says Gurung, whose is trying to get hold of an L-shaped courtyard in Bhaktapur to turn it into another boutique hotel.
Thamel Villa is getting great reviews on Trip Advisor, and has been boosted by the recent visit of Nadiya Hussain, the winner of sixth series of BBC’s The Great British Bake Off.
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