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Toy Story

August 2, 2010 7 Comments »

Last week I wrote about how brave kids can be when it comes to travel; somehow when we grow up we grow scared.  This got me thinking about some of my travels and the kids I meet along my journeys.  My recent hiking trip to Nepal came to mind.  As my father and I hiked […]

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Kathmandu Photography – Boudhanath

April 17, 2010 4 Comments »

The Buddhist stupa of Boudhanath is one of the largest in the world.  It is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site,  and it is one of the most popular tourist sites in the Kathmandu area.  Everytime I’m in Kathmandu it’s worth a stop not only for the stupa itself, but for thetemples, buildings, and people surrounding it.  Monks, […]

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Kathmandu Photography – People

April 15, 2010 15 Comments »

Kathmandu is a great place to photograph people.  Most locals are excited to have their photo taken if you ask their permission.  However I prefer catching them in their daily activities as opposed to posed shots. Nepalese!  Old, young, sleeping, working, spiritual, and happy – a broad spectrum of the people of Nepal. +1 Tweet […]

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Kathmandu Photography – Markets

April 14, 2010 6 Comments »

The city of Kathmandu is filled with markets everywhere you go.  The morning is especially active as kids make their way to school by foot and adults get their fresh produce and meat for the day.  Everywhere you look it feels as if someone is selling something; produce, flowers, jewelry, peanuts, and guiding services!  The […]

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Kathmandu Photography – Dubar Square

April 13, 2010 6 Comments »

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Dubar Square in the heart of Kathmandu is a must see.  Yes, it’s full of tourists, however locals do go here too and that mixture of tourists, historical buildings, statues, and locals is what makes the site so amazing. You’ll see many  Kasthamandaps or “Wooden houses” which gives the city […]

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Visa Required

April 6, 2010 21 Comments »

Tiger Balm Tales Vol. 21 Visa Required Even though I didn’t start traveling internationality until I was 30 years old, I’ve done a lot of traveling; some people may even consider me an ‘expert’. I’m not real sure if I deserve the ‘expert’ title, but there are certainly a few things I’ve learned about international […]

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