9 Facts about Nepal

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1. A guy from Sweden rode his bicycle to Nepal, climbed Everest alone without Sherpas or bottled oxygen, then cycled back to Sweden again

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2. There is a festival in Nepal that dedicates an entire day to thanking dogs for their friendship and loyalty

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3. The Constitution of Nepal states that if the President is male, the Vice President must be female, and vice versa

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4. The flag of Nepal is so complicated that there is a 24-step instruction on how to draw it in the constitution of Nepal

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5. In 2001, two Japanese men were arrested in Nepal trying to smuggle 542 beetles

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6. Nepal is the only country in the world that has a non-quadrilateral flag

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7. In 2001, the heir to the Nepalese throne killed the entire royal family before turning the gun on himself

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8. A Nepalese Sherpa climbed to the summit of Mount Everest from base camp in just over 8 hours

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9. Last year, 2 Nepalese adventurers completed the “Ultimate Descent” by climbing Mt. Everest, paragliding down, and then kayaking to the ocean

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