Nepal - without the mountains Proofsheet

A Photo Gallery By Heather Farish

Nepal is a country best known for the Himalaya mountains and Mount Everest but there is much more. Around and in Kathmandu are world-heritage listed historic areas, to the south is the national park of Chitwan where Asian rhinos can be seen from an elephants back while Pokhara with its lake is a pleasant place to relax and not just a starting points for treks.

Bhaktapur statue with white chrysanthemum
Bhaktapur statue with white chrysanthemum
Elephant safari into the Chitwan jungle
Elephant safari into the Chitwan jungle
Asian elephant resting trunk on post
Asian elephant resting trunk on post
Annointed Buddhist statue at Swayambhunath
Annointed Buddhist statue at Swayambhunath
Buddhist statue at Swayambhunath or Monkey Temple
Buddhist statue at Swayambhunath or Monkey Temple
The stupa of Swayambhunath
The stupa of Swayambhunath
Monkey stealing from Buddhist shrine at Swayambhunath
Monkey stealing from Buddhist shrine at Swayambhunath
Rangoli created during Tihar
Rangoli created during Tihar
Boats at Phewa Lake in Pokhara
Boats at Phewa Lake in Pokhara
Woman in doorway of traditional Nepali house
Woman in doorway of traditional Nepali house
Sequined red fabric in Kathmandu
Sequined red fabric in Kathmandu
Ornate door in Durbar Square in Kathmandu
Ornate door in Durbar Square in Kathmandu


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Caption List:

Photo 1. Bhaktapur statue with white chrysanthemum. Bhaktapur is a world-heritage listed site on the outskirts of Kathmandu.

Photo 2. Elephant safari into the Chitwan jungle. Chitwan National Park is in southern Nepal close to the India border and is home to the one-horned Asian rhinoceros.

Photo 3. An Asian elephant in the elephant breeding centre near Chitwan National Park in southern Nepal.

Photo 4. Annointed Buddhist statue at Swayambhunath, Kathmandu.

Photo 5. Buddhist statue at Swayambhunath, commonly called the Monkey Temple, in Kathmandu.

Photo 6. The stupa of Swayambhunath, Kathmandu.

Photo 7. Monkey stealing from Buddhist shrine at Swayambhunath. Monkeys are readily seen at this hill-top temple complex in Kathmandu.

Photo 8. Rangoli created during Tihar

Photo 9. Wooden boats at Phewa Lake in Pokhara.

Photo 10. Woman in doorway of traditional Nepali house

Photo 11. Sequined red fabric in the shops of Thamel, Kathmandu.

Photo 12. Ornate door in Durbar Square in Kathmandu. The Durbar Square area and its plethora of temples is world-heritage listed.