Kathmandu

Kathmandu is a colourful, active city. We were here for a couple of days on both ends of our 2 week nepal trip and loved every moment. 

Kathmandu is a colourful, active city. We were here for a couple of days on both ends of our 2 week nepal trip and loved every moment. 

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Climbing up to the widely known buddhist monument called Swayambhunath (the self-existent) also known as monkey temple. The shrine is approximately 2600 years old and there are thousands of people that make the pilgrimage there everyday.

Climbing up to the widely known buddhist monument called Swayambhunath (the self-existent) also known as monkey temple. The shrine is approximately 2600 years old and there are thousands of people that make the pilgrimage there everyday.

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Patan Durbar Square - Located 7 Km south east of Kathmandu and founded in the 3rd century AD, Patan is the oldest among the 3 cities in the valley. There is a different religious festival celebrated everyday in nepal so the streets are always packed full of people here worshipping & lighting candles.  

Patan Durbar Square - Located 7 Km south east of Kathmandu and founded in the 3rd century AD, Patan is the oldest among the 3 cities in the valley. There is a different religious festival celebrated everyday in nepal so the streets are always packed full of people here worshipping & lighting candles.  

CHAOS! There was a prestigious monk in town blessing people and it was like a stampede of humans all climbing over each other to get a blessing. 

CHAOS! There was a prestigious monk in town blessing people and it was like a stampede of humans all climbing over each other to get a blessing. 

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our guide, explaining what was going on.

our guide, explaining what was going on.

people getting excited about a Bollywood style movie being filmed in the square

people getting excited about a Bollywood style movie being filmed in the square

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view of a boxing match from the royal palace tower

view of a boxing match from the royal palace tower

Army Vs. Civilians

Army Vs. Civilians

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The local Milkman

The local Milkman

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