Friday, May 19, 2006

Photographs of Kathmandu

My Host Family


East Kathmandu - closeby to where my host family lives


Dal bhat tarkari (Lentils, rice and veggies) - our daily meal - yum!


Young fruit vendor


Children at a school outside of Kathmandu supported by Hope and Home


My "niece" Rachna and me


Vegetable vendor in Thahity (pronounced "tahity" really!)


Sadhu at Pashupatinath temple (Hindu temple) on Shivaratri


Bouddhanath temple (Buddhist temple) during Losar (Tibetan New Year)


At a friend's wedding (celebrated in traditional Tibetan way)


Priest presiding over a Bratabanda (Hindu coming of age ceremony)


Another Bratabanda


Washing and playing in the holy Bagmati River


Empty street during the nationwide strike


Jubilation after the strike


Happy taxi driver after the strike - "now I can work"


Volunteer organizers (Rabyn-white shirt back row & Bijen non-striped blue shirt front row), host family members and Volunteers

1 comment:

Doxey said...

Awesome photos Jackie!!