Phurwa Dhondup Gurung

Phurwa Dhondup Gurung studies Geography at the University of Colorado Boulder.

On the road to Rasuwa

A visual glimpse into how infrastructure development and trade are changing the area’s geopolitical and geoeconomic significance.

A festival on the roof of the world

A festival in Dolpo showcases the culture of the region and tests the political commitments of the state.

On the road in Humla

Commodities, trade, and transportation in Northwest Nepal

Police brutality in the Himalaya

Three years since a traumatic night of violence in Dolpo, the community still awaits justice.