Stroll through the colourful Pote Bazaar, where local Muslim craftsmen sell skilfully handcrafted bangles, glass beads and jewellerySay hello to a friendly potter, who will excitedly share his art with travellers despite not knowing a word of English. Visit Patan – the city of artisans – and peruse exquisite masterpieces such as the soothing Tibetan singing bowl, lovingly made with ancient techniques passed down through the ages.