Nepal has international reputation in paragliding securing 2nd position after Japan in Asian Games 2018 held in Indonesia. Similarly, bungy jumping of Bhote-Koshi is supposed to be the first of its type in South Asia. In trekking, Great Himalayan Trail is a world renowned adventurous trekking trail from east to west of Nepal at an altitude of 5000 meters along with Annapurna circuit trek.
Villagers forced to pay to cross temporary bridge
Bhimdattanagar, March 22: The locals of a remote village here have been forced to pay for crossing a bridge over a local river.
The villagers in Amarbasti have been coughing up fares when crossing the Mohana river that splits Kanchanpur and Kailali districts. The locals in Amarbasti of Purnabas Municipality – 9 of Kanchanpur have been doing this for many years whenever crossing the bamboo – built bridge.
The villagers pay Rs 20 for motorbike, Rs 10 for cycle and Rs 5 each per person when crossing the bridge.
Bridge's guard, Sundar Chaudhary, said the locals are finding it easy to head to Dhangadhi to sell and distribute the vegetables they have produced in Amarbasti by crossing the bridge. RSS
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