Summer in Kathmandu

The Boudha Stupa in the morning
The Boudha Stupa at dusk

Three views of the Boudha Stupa.

The Mahayana Monk in Lobsang's Studio

The Mahayana Monk in the mask-making studio of one Lobsang from Shigatse.

I had originally intended to post about this, but months went by and now perhaps the time has past. Here are some photos from Kathmandu, where I spent the summer studying Tibetan in preparation for the Amdo section of the Trans-Asia Trek. I’m finishing up my second-to-last semester at Uni now, I’ll be back on the road this spring inshallah. For now:

2 Comments

  • Jeremy Moreland
    December 17, 2012 - 10:18 pm | Permalink

    Reminds me of a poem by Leo Dangle, a local poet:
    I say we split for Katmandu. Just drop
    it all, get on that long road for Nepal,
    because a cat can do in Katmandu
    what a cat can’t do in South Dakota.

  • Jeremy Moreland
    December 17, 2012 - 10:19 pm | Permalink

    Love reading your stuff. Can’t wait to see more. Living vicariously through you at the moment. Happy Travels!

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