On the Hippie Trail: Nepal


pagoda
Pagoda in Kathmandu



Road map Nepal
The bus from Raxaul (Indian border) to Kathmandu followed a long and winding road that partly consisted of stretches of mere pebbles and boulders. Over the mountains and alongside steep canyons, we reached Kathmandu, at last. It turned out to be a wonderful place, overcrowded with temples, dogs and..... Hippie Trail wanderers.



parade
Wedding parade



sadhu
Sadhu (holy man of Hinduism)



bikkhu
Bikkhu (Buddhist monk)



bikkhu
Path of Wisdom



stupastupa closeup
Swayambunath Stupa (traditional Buddhist structure), also known as 'Monkey Temple', in Kathmandu Valley



Tibetan Buddhist ceremony
Tibetan Buddhist monks engaged in a religious ceremony



sunset over Kathmandu valley
Sunset over Kathmandu Valley


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