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The Rubin Museum: Himalayan Art in NYC

The Rubin Museum: Himalayan Art in NYC It was only from a fellow traveler – the kind you take recommendations from without question, because you know they know what’s up – that I knew of New York’s The Rubin Museum in the first place. It was only because of a favorite country – an almost obsessive  appreciation … Continue reading »

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Instagram Updates: Best of April

Instagram Updates: The Best of April   Though I’m writing well after, I took all and posted most of these photos before the string of earthquakes that hit Nepal starting on April 25th. I encourage you to view these photos with an eye to the beauty of the country, but don’t forget that it will … Continue reading »

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Chariots and Pierced Tongues: Bisket Jatra in Bhaktapur

Chariots and Pierced Tongues: Bisket Jatra Festival in Bhaktapur It takes something special to keep me in the city of Kathmandu for an extra week instead of jaunting off to the mountains of Nepal. I’ve had good luck in the past with festivals in this country, though, whether with Tibetan monks at the Mani Rimdu … Continue reading »

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Photo Slideshow: Nepal

I loved Nepal both as a travel destination and as a place for photography. So many cultures, landscapes, and people. So much history visible just walking down the street in some of the cities. For travel, adventure, or adventure travel its a country that I highly recommend. I took more photos I’m proud of in … Continue reading »

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Beyond Gokyo Ri

I hiked out to Gokyo’s 6th Lake because, after over two weeks of hard hiking, I was confident I could go there and backed where others scoffed at the audacity of the idea. For Gokyo’s Other Mountain, though, the motivation was different. I just knew. You could see, from the lines of sight and the … Continue reading »

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Monks, Masks, and Mountain Men: Tengboche’s Mani Rimdu Monastery Festival

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Monastery at the Top of the World

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Gokyo Lakes – the Mythical 6th Lake

Gokyo Lakes – The Mythical 6th You’ll never make it there and back in one day! The glacier will eat you alive! Tibetan Snowcocks will claw out your eyes and use your body for warmth like a Tauntaun! The valley to the immediate west of the path to Everest Base Camp, at the bottom of … Continue reading »

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