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A State Within a State: Tibetans in Nepal

Across the border from their homeland, Tibetans have created a self-sufficient community but remain officially stateless.

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Upper Mustang (Nepal)

Upper Mustang is a region in north-central Nepal that borders Tibet (China). It is mostly Tibetan, culturally distinct from the rest of Nepal, and was occupied by the retreating Tibetan army until the 1974. It is a restricted area and off limits to any foreigners without a special (and expensive) permit and guide. I’ve been

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