James in Nepal

Mar 2002
Ka-Nying Shedrup Ling - this is where my friend studied - from the roof of apartment Stupa from the roof of apartment View from the roof of apartment View from the roof of apartment Apartment building
Inside a temple near the Stupa. This is 4 stories tall Inside a temple near the Stupa Stupa - This is not a building, but more of a monument View from Stupa Elephant on Stupa
Sign at Shechen Monastery. These are the rules. Front of Shechen Monastery
We took a trip "into town" - We were staying in Boudha, which is like a suburb of Kathmandu. It is a half-hour taxi ride in to town
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Welcome to Thamel, this is the "tourist part of Kathmandu, where the shops are. Rickshaws in Thamel Street scene in Thamel Street scene in Thamel .
Temple Temple Temple Figure (Kali I think) on side of temple Temple - Note the man cleaning at the base of the statue
Typical truck, this one happens to be an oil delivery truck, this is on the main street in Boudha. "Public Transport", electric "Tuk Tuk" this was outside the palace, the streets were not so nice in Boudha! Bedroom, down hall to left of stairs Bathroom, note that he has a "pedistal toilet", boy was I glad for this!! Typical bathroom "squat toilet", this is the type of toilet that most places had.