Month: February 2017

Jamacho peak – Kathmandu valley, Nepal

Jamacho peak – Kathmandu

Himalaya view from Jamacho peak РKathmandu, Nepal on a clear autumn morning.

Maya Devi Temple Lumbini, Nepal

Maya Devi Temple Lumbini

The famous Maya Devi temple in Lumbini. Inside the temple you will find a marker stone, said to mark the exact birthplace of the Buddha.

Chandani Dodhara Bridge or Mahakali Bridge Kanchanpur

Sunset at Chandani Dodhara Bridge / Mahakali Bridge in Kanchanpur

The Chandani Dodhara Bridge or Mahakali Bridge  over the Mahakali River with a length about 1496 meters is the longest suspension bridge of Nepal.

Pashupatinath temple Kathmandu valley

Pashupatinath temple

Pashupatinath temple in the Kathmandu valley, the most important Hindu temple in Nepal, during the Shivaratri festival.

Bagmati River, Kathmandu, Nepal

Bagmati River, Kathmandu, Nepal

The basin of the Bagmati River, including the Kathmandu Valley, lies between the much larger Gandaki basin to the West and the Kosi Basin to the east. These adjacent basins extend north of the main Himalayan range and cross it in tremendous gorges.

Tihar festival Durbar Square Kathmandu

Tihar festival Durbar Square Kathmandu

Tihar festival Kathmandu

Picture of a Rangoli (beautiful and colourful decoration) at Durbar Square in Kathmandu during the Tihar festival on New Years day.

Bhai Tika Tihar

A Nepali girl giving Tika on the forehead of one of her brothers on the occassion of Bhai tika during the Tihar festival.

Bhai Tika picture

Nepali girl in shop in Gorkha district

Nepali girl with her brother in a small shop near Lapubesi in Gorkha district

Gorkha girl with brother

This girl was running the shop of her family, but wasn’t able to count very well. She gave us too much change. After we tried to make her clear she made a mistake she gave even more change. When we refunded her the excess, she laughed shyly with her beautiful smile.

 

Shiva-Parvati Temple

Shiva-Parvati Temple at Durbar Square in Kathmandu


Saddhu on the banks of the holy Bagmati river at Pashupatinath

Picture of a Saddhu on the banks of the holy Bagmati river at Pashupatinath during the Maha Shivaratri festival.