Friday May 29, 2020

Paradise lost

Tourism is the lifeblood of Nepal, one of the most beautiful nations on earth.

22nd May, 2010

Tourism is the lifeblood of Nepal, one of the most beautiful nations on earth.

But in this desperately poor Himalayan country, the industry comes at a hefty price for its people. This photo essay depicts the fate of some of the 15,000 women and children trafficked from Nepal’s most impoverished regions into the capital city, Kathmandu, every year.

It also serves as a reminder that the tourists who flock to this stunning land play...

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