Category: children

Nepali girl with Rhododendron flower in Murma village

Photo of a beautiful Nepali girl with a Rhododendron flower in her hair in the village of Murma.

Nepali girl Rhododendron flower

Murma is a tiny village with a lot of basic wooden houses around 30 minutes walk west from Rara Lake in the western district of Mugu. In Murma you’ll find a trail leading up to Murma Top where you’ll have excellent views of Rara and even into Tibet.

Bhai Tika photo, Tihar Festival, Nepal

Photo of a little girl giving the Bhai Tika to her brother during Tihar festival, both children being helped by family members.

Bhai Tika

Tihar festival is the second largest festival of Nepal. The Bhai Tika consists of seven colors all having different meanings and connotations, but the main purpose of giving the tika is to extend the longevity and prosperity of one’s brothers.
In 2018 Bhai Tika will be celebrated on November 9.

Note: photo by Leoniek Vaal