Living Vicariously As A Peripatetic Shutterbug

{ More musings from the Cantankerous Old Mule }

Monthly Archives: August, 2015

About golden sunrises and almost farewells

Amazingly, I have been in Kathmandu almost two months already, but my time in Nepal is nearly up. I would have loved to have seen Everest itself, to have travelled to … Continue reading

August 31, 2015 · 1 Comment

It’s not all doom and gloom during the monsoon

The monsoon rains have definitely disrupted our scheduling but once a week we get a decent day. A few mornings back, after a night of heavy rain, I woke up … Continue reading

August 28, 2015 · 3 Comments

Old man smiling

For the last few days I have been trying to shoot a series of photos for a blogpost next week that I’m calling “Children of Kathmandu.” Obviously that means I’ve … Continue reading

August 27, 2015 · 3 Comments

In Kathmandu: The beautiful game

It’s monsoon season here in Nepal. For the past month it’s really been coming down in buckets, especially last week. Two afternoons ago I got off work early, and was … Continue reading

August 26, 2015

Single snapshots: See You

A couple of labourers I came across while walking along the Bagmati River in Lalitpur a few days ago. I love how real this photo is and how colourful both the truck … Continue reading

August 25, 2015 · 1 Comment

Single snapshots: Tricycle, Kathmandu

August 24, 2015 · 1 Comment

A startling turn of events in a Kathmandu barbershop

Yesterday I decided to take the leap and go to a local barber, which I found just down the road from the hotel. I’ve previously had my hair cut in wild … Continue reading

August 23, 2015 · 9 Comments

Single snapshots: Impressive beard

Today I have a double snapshot of a single person. When I approached him and asked if I could take his photo he proudly unravelled his beard, which until then had … Continue reading

August 20, 2015 · 2 Comments

Flying to within spitting distance of Tibet

I know, I know, you must be sick of all the photos I keep posting of this beautiful place. But may I do just one more post? Last week I … Continue reading

August 20, 2015 · 4 Comments