Category Archive: Tibet, Bhutan, and the Himalayas

Feeding the flock

Durbar Square – Katmandu

[Dear friends, I apologize for this long interruption in the pictures of the day. We are now resuming our "Instant Replay" series with a continuation of Katmandu. Soon we’ll be moving on to… Continue reading

Many idle hippies have sat here

on the steps leading up to this temple.

A lucky relative

just paid a visit to the Kumari.

I saw the Kumari up there

when she made her daily appearance to her subjects.But pictures may not be taken of her.


Archana is a great guide. On that trip, she made my days in Kathmandu fun and informative. And I think she is beautiful.But why show her picture here? It was taken in the… Continue reading


Ganesh is an incarnation of Shiva, the god of destruction, which means the god of creation.Michael came back from India one time and brought me back a beautiful carved wood Ganesh. I don’t… Continue reading

The happy mess of Katmandu – continued

Downtown Kathmandu

So, are there still hippies in Kathmandu?Yes, probably, either in the hippie form, or in a reformed version. There are many foreigners living in Katmandu (although none on this picture, I believe). They… Continue reading

Parting shot of Swayambunath