Month: June 2017

Mother and daughter crossing Bishnumati River

Mother and daughter crossing the Bishnumati River in Kathmandu using a temporary bridge.

The Bishnumati river is one of the important rivers of the Kathmandu valley. It originates near Tokha on Shivapuri Mountain.

Man selling bags at Indra Chowk

A man selling bags at Indra Chowk, a market square in the old town of Kathmandu

Selling bags Indra Chowk


At Indrachowk six streets meet and link this square to Kathmandu’s major localities. The square is named after Indra, lord of heaven in Hindu mythology.