One man kept running around telling people, “You must, must, MUST come and try the chicken momo from Nepal.”
In June this year, the state, which borders Nepal, was devastated by heavy rains that caused over 5,000 deaths.
Approximately 96,000 trekkers visit Nepal each year to view and walk amidst its spectacular mountains.
from Sanskrit Nepala, said to be from nipat "to fly down" (from ni "down" + pat "to fly") + alaya "abode, house." If this is right, the reference would be to villages in mountain vales. Related: Nepalese.