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Monthly Archives: July, 2015

The delightful mess of Kathmandu’s old town

It’s difficult to describe Kathmandu’s old town: the vivid smells, the incessant sound of scooters hooting, the hubbub of people going about life, tuk-tuk and bicycle-rickshaw drivers haggling and cajoling, temples pouncing … Continue reading

July 21, 2015 · 2 Comments

Real people: on the streets of Kathmandu

By now you know that when it comes to photography people are my favourite subjects. I was telling someone last night at supper how difficult it is to do street photography … Continue reading

July 20, 2015 · 4 Comments

Kathmandu: so much to see

There really is. So much to see in Kathmandu. And after only a week I have this strange feeling inside: a feeling that stirs memories long-forgotten. It’s an uneasy feeling. … Continue reading

July 17, 2015 · 4 Comments

Kathmandu: Vintage photographs shot today

And now for something a little bit different … Shot while I was walking around town two days ago, and perfect for this town which is saturated in history.  I love … Continue reading

July 16, 2015 · 9 Comments

Dodging cars in Kathmandu

I’ve seen my fair share of insane traffic in my time: Beijing, Nairobi and Antananarivo amongst other places, and now Kathmandu. It’s probably not as congested here as in other … Continue reading

July 15, 2015 · 4 Comments

Kathmandu: Vibrant tourist hotspot

What to post? What to post? How about a few photos from my walks the last two afternoons here in Kathmandu? On the first day I took the main roads to … Continue reading

July 14, 2015 · 4 Comments

In Kathmandu. Not a shot you’d imagine

Well, I arrived in Kathmandu (safely, obviously) on Saturday afternoon. I had the rest of the day off to recuperate from the 15 hours of travel, and then started work bright … Continue reading

July 13, 2015 · 6 Comments

Beautiful Tana at night

On Sunday evening I ventured into town with a group of friends for supper at a swanky place overlooking Lac Anosy. We left straight from church and rushed in, with the sun … Continue reading

July 8, 2015 · 5 Comments

In summer a rice paddie, in winter … something else

It’s winter in Tana, Madagascar, which means smoke, dust and smog lie like an ugly veil over the city; summer-green rice paddies slumber fallow and brown, waiting for the dry season … Continue reading

July 3, 2015 · 2 Comments

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