Pictures from Nepal

Photos from around Nepal.

A Nepalese farmer, wearing a raincover made from bamboo strips to keep dry during monsoon rains, walks past rice paddy fields at Khokana village. Rice accounts for almost 50 percent of cereal production in Nepal, which is particularly dependent on rainfall because less than one-third of its agricultural land is irrigated. ? Photo by AFP
A Nepalese farmer, wearing a raincover made from bamboo strips to keep dry during monsoon rains, walks past rice paddy fields at Khokana village. Rice accounts for almost 50 percent of cereal production in Nepal, which is particularly dependent on rainfall because less than one-third of its agricultural land is irrigated. ? Photo by AFP
A boy with his umbrella arrives to participate for the Ghantakarna festival at the ancient city of Bhaktapur. According to legend, the demon is believed to
A boy with his umbrella arrives to participate for the Ghantakarna festival at the ancient city of Bhaktapur. According to legend, the demon is believed to 'steal? children and women from their homes and localities. ? Photo by Reuters
Hindu devotees offer prayers at the Pashupatinath temple as they take part in the ?Bol Bom? (or Say Shiva) pilgrimage in Kathmandu. The faithful, chanting the name of Lord Shiva, run some 15 km barefooted to Pashupatinath temple seeking good health, wealth and happiness. ? Photo by Reuters
Hindu devotees offer prayers at the Pashupatinath temple as they take part in the ?Bol Bom? (or Say Shiva) pilgrimage in Kathmandu. The faithful, chanting the name of Lord Shiva, run some 15 km barefooted to Pashupatinath temple seeking good health, wealth and happiness. ? Photo by Reuters
Nepalese people watch as a straw effigy of Ghanta Karna burns during celebrations of the Hindu festival of ?Gathemangal?, also known as Ghanta Karna, in Bhaktapur. The Nepalese festival, which celebrates the defeat of the mythical demon Ghanta Karna (?bell-ears?), is celebrated by performing the legendary drama in the streets. ? Photo by AFP
Nepalese people watch as a straw effigy of Ghanta Karna burns during celebrations of the Hindu festival of ?Gathemangal?, also known as Ghanta Karna, in Bhaktapur. The Nepalese festival, which celebrates the defeat of the mythical demon Ghanta Karna (?bell-ears?), is celebrated by performing the legendary drama in the streets. ? Photo by AFP
A woman collecting garbage walks though a small alley in the ancient city of Bhaktapur. ? Photo by Reuters
A woman collecting garbage walks though a small alley in the ancient city of Bhaktapur. ? Photo by Reuters
A Nepalese farmer walks home at Khokana village on the outskirts of Kathmandu. ? Photo by AFP
A Nepalese farmer walks home at Khokana village on the outskirts of Kathmandu. ? Photo by AFP
A woman sits outside her house in the ancient city of Bhaktapur, near Kathmandu. ? Photo by Reuters
A woman sits outside her house in the ancient city of Bhaktapur, near Kathmandu. ? Photo by Reuters
A woman looks out from the window of her house in the ancient city of Bhaktapur, near Kathmandu. ? Photo by Reuters
A woman looks out from the window of her house in the ancient city of Bhaktapur, near Kathmandu. ? Photo by Reuters
A woman carries a sleeping child as she walks through a small alley in the ancient city of Bhaktapur. ? Photo by Reuters
A woman carries a sleeping child as she walks through a small alley in the ancient city of Bhaktapur. ? Photo by Reuters
A girl walks with her umbrella along a street in Kathmandu. The monsoon season in Nepal typically lasts from June to August. ? Photo by Reuters
A girl walks with her umbrella along a street in Kathmandu. The monsoon season in Nepal typically lasts from June to August. ? Photo by Reuters

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Mahi
Jul 25, 2012 04:34am
Good to see people and places across the globe :)