Faces of Nepal (2014)

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In the streets of Nepalgunj.

 

 

 

Me with herders in the valley of the Chuwa Khola.

 

Woman smoking a chillum.

 

 

 

 

Woman cooking in her tent in the valley of the Nyalu Khola

 

 

In a tea house in the village of Dzang.

 

 

 

Women clearing snow from rooftops in Dzang after a night snow storm.

 

In the 11th-century Buddhist monastery (rikung Kagyu Thubten Rinchenling Gompa) of the village of Halji in the Limi valley. Right: Preparation for the forthcoming puja.

 

Puja in the monastery.

 

 

 

 

A villager puha in Halji. I had arrived in the village soon after a snowstorm. Local people were praying for the quick melting of snow so that they could complete their harvest of buckwheat.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cooking for the puja participants.

 

In a tea house below Nara La.

 

Women near the hamlet if Nim.

 

Women travelling on foot to Simikot.

 

 

Women in a painted chorten (left) and in a flour mill (right), near Simikot.

 

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