Bhaktapur: City of devotees

Bhaktapur, also known as city of devotees, is an ancient city and part of the Katmandu valley, which holds the status of a World Heritage Site. – Photos and text by AP

A Nepalese child plays with the flag of a communist party.
A Nepalese child plays with the flag of a communist party.
Nepalese elderly people sun bathe at Bhaktapur.
Nepalese elderly people sun bathe at Bhaktapur.
Nepalese children play in an old house at Bhaktapur, Nepal, Friday.
Nepalese children play in an old house at Bhaktapur, Nepal, Friday.
A Nepalese girl walks in an alley at Bhaktapur, Nepal, Friday, Jan. 25, 2013.
A Nepalese girl walks in an alley at Bhaktapur, Nepal, Friday, Jan. 25, 2013.
A Nepalese woman carries a container filled with water from a well at Bhaktapur, Nepal.
A Nepalese woman carries a container filled with water from a well at Bhaktapur, Nepal.
A potter takes a rest to smoke a cigarette at Bhaktapur, Nepal, Friday.
A potter takes a rest to smoke a cigarette at Bhaktapur, Nepal, Friday.
Nepalese children walk home from school at Bhaktapur.
Nepalese children walk home from school at Bhaktapur.
A Nepalese woman bathes her child in an alley at Bhaktapur.
A Nepalese woman bathes her child in an alley at Bhaktapur.
A Nepalese woman sits in the doorway of her house at Bhaktapur, Nepal.
A Nepalese woman sits in the doorway of her house at Bhaktapur, Nepal.

Comments (5) (Closed)


Cyrus Howell
Jan 26, 2013 06:22pm
Cute kids. They are lucky there is no war or religious strife in Nepal. Big egos and big mouths do not exist there.
umesh bhagwat
Jan 27, 2013 11:00pm
i wish the same spirit should pervade the whole world!
ram
Jan 27, 2013 05:15am
Act without deeds is useless
ram
Jan 27, 2013 05:17am
faith w/o act is useless....for all
Tahir Alam
Jan 27, 2013 06:10am
Do not blame religion. War has it own dynamics that is mostly based on economics. Look at the wars fought in 20th century most of them were not fought for religious reasons.