Weaving through the “hillsides” (in Nepal anything below 7000ft is called a hill) we gradually increase our altitude. Eventually the smog and dust of Kathmandu
As the sun rises through an early morning mist a lone cock crows in the distance. He is quickly joined by others; roosters, cows, dogs
The blazing afternoon sun and heavy cloud cover maliciously combine to create a steam filled oven that threatens to prematurely end this day’s impromptu quest.
It starts with a nuzzle, then a pet then a look into the eyes. She is not pretty. Evidence of a hard life is literally
Innocent seeds fall softly upon an enormous abandoned temple. They settle into minute crevices of moist aging stone. The environment is perfect and before long
Brakes whine whilst an obnoxious elongated horn blows, beckoning more passengers to board an already overcrowded bus. As it stops, the driver’s assistant jumps from
Heavy mist clings to a lush mountain landscape. Each evenings cool humid air invites dense fog to descend from lofty altitudes flooding the surrounding valleys as if
Drums boom and symbols clang in a steady rhythm delivered by a seemingly endless processional of festival revelers. The infectious beat quickly invades the senses,
Elongated creases extend from inset gaunt eyes. Dark tanned skin flows delicately past a flattened nose to lips that smile with pride. The elegant folds
Inhale… Exhale… Repeat… focus only on the air flowing in and out of your lungs. Train your eyes on a single spot. Stay completely still.
The player traces well worn finely stitched seams with calloused boney fingers. An old dry leather covering scarred and stained from countless battles past. Squinting
After traveling an hour through rough terrain our destination finally emerges from the brush and I can’t help but feel unimpressed. The aged two story
Lying in bed I listen to the deluge tapping out a heavy melody on its earthen instruments. The steady beat of droplets, an unwavering reminder
The hefty giant crawls slowly and carefully up a deep rising gash in the mountain side. Desperately it clings to a thin path with sheer
A giant palace gleaming golden set against a brilliant blue sky peppered with puffy iridescent white clouds. Precariously perched atop the peak of its alpine