Making Tibetan Carpets by Hand in Pokhara, Nepal

At the Tashiling Tibetan Refugee Settlement in Pokhara, Nepal, women card and spin wool, which is dyed in rainbow colors and painstakingly woven into intricate designs on huge wooden looms. I takes about two months to make one of the carpets shown in the video, which are approximately eight feet long, and the selling price is 3,000 Nepali Rupees, or about $43 U.S, dollars. To read more about my round-the-world travels, visit my blog,