Monthly Archive: January, 2013

In the hundred (of thousands), says Steve

Like it? It’s rather messy looking, don’t you think? But on the small but strong Himalayan art market, there are a few wood carvings similar to this one and to the pillar we… Continue reading

Carved pole

In painting

There is a very nice museum in Jackson Hole: The National Museum of Wildlife Art. And this is a painting. It’s the same Elk refuge that I saw during the sleigh ride, but… Continue reading

Artisans are it

Over the centuries Nepal sent its artists and craftsmen to neighboring countries. This detail is small, very small; one of millions

Jackson vs Jackson Hole

Which one is it?Jackson is the town and the Hole is the area. But, according to the sleigh driver, a “newcomer” of about 20 years, people confuse this Jackson with the town of… Continue reading

Third world in Nepal but a gilded door

In the Refuge

Two horses and a sleigh bring me here to the Elk refuge. Around Jackson there’s more than 17,000 elks gathered in the Hole, the flat area made up by sediments left by the… Continue reading

Dropping the horn of the bull

An elk

The males have the beautiful antlers but they fall off in the Spring.

Who’s encroaching?

The city orthe fields?