Archive for the 'Photography' Category

The Kumari Living Goddess – photograph

Monday, July 22nd, 2013
The Kumari Samita Bajracharya - Living Goddess

Photographing The Kumari Living Goddess There’s really no doubt that this Kumari photograph is going into my main photography gallery. It was one of those events that meant a lot to me personally rather than purely for a “photographs” sake. If you’d like to find out more about the Kumari then check out the links at… Continue reading more »

Traditional Tibetan New Year Dancers

Monday, February 18th, 2013
Tibetan dancers

Traditional Tibetan New Year Dancers Tibetan New Year is also known as Losar. The date coincides with Chinese New Year but the traditions are quite different. While Tibetan specific celebrations are often restricted across Tibet, in Nepal they continue on every year in full costume. Facts about Tibetan New Year: Tibetan New Year is known… Continue reading more »

Yak staring at the Himalayan mountains

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012
Dzo - Yak looking at mountain

Photograph of a yak staring at the Himalayan mountain range There’s something I really like about animals that are staring off at some object. It makes me wonder if they are thinking about something, or just staring. This picture of a Yak staring at a mountain from my Everest Base Camp trek is one such example.… Continue reading more »

Green eyed girl from Nepal

Thursday, August 2nd, 2012
Green eyed Nepalese Girl

Photograph of a green eyed girl from Nepal Green eyes are somewhat rare in most of the world. History and science can unravel some of this mystery and I’ll write a bit more about this below. Meanwhile this is an older photograph I took in 2007 near Kagbeni Nepal. I’ve yet to come across anyone… Continue reading more »

Sadhus of Nepal

Monday, July 2nd, 2012
Portrait of a Sadhu from Nepal

The Sadhus of Nepal are its wandering Holy men Sadhus in Hinduism are wandering holy men or monks revered for being good. Many Sadhus are also Yogis who are practitioners of meditation. They have have chosen a life away from or at least on the edges of normal society to focus on their own spiritual practice. Talking with a Sadhu is said to… Continue reading more »

Panorama photograph of Mount Everest mountain range

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012
Panorama photograph of Mount Everest Base Camp from Kala Patthar

Panorama photograph of Mount Everest mountain range It’s one of those panorama photos that adorns many a trekking agency’s wall in Nepal. For me it was a chance to capture my winter Everest Base Camp trek that nearly never happened. (I highly recommend you view this panorama photograph of Everest base camp from my live site rather than RSS or email as it will fill… Continue reading more »

Chinese tank corners Tibetans beside two burning buildings during the 2008 riots in Lhasa

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012
The riots in Lhasa, Tibet - Tank cornering Tibetans

The March 14th 2008 Riots in Lhasa, Tibet It was a defining time in my journey, and a defining moment for Tibet. On March 14th 2008, years of resentment and hatred spewed out into violent riots for freedom that saw Tibet’s capital city turn into a war zone. Facts about the riots in Tibet: The riots are also known as… Continue reading more »