Just outside the bustling metropolis of Kathmandu is the sleepy town of Bhaktapur. Sleepy, that is, unless you show up on New Year’s Eve.
The people of Bhaktapur filled the streets, enjoying their city as much as we did. The town’s focal point, Durbar Square, is chock full of shrines and temples, one of which is known for its erotic carvings (this gallery might not be one to share with the kids).
A new spin on “chicken sandwich”
Temple in Durbar Square
The stray dog that Karen named Delila and fed over the course of our visit
Stone version of the one-horned rhino we saw in Chitwan Park
Buddha eyes are everywhere
Ken & The Garuda (a new sitcom coming this fall)
Um, I’m not sure elephants could actually do that. They look happy though.
Leeeean into it
The throes of passion or murder by choking?
Is this really an appropriate time to wash your hair, dear?
And on and on…
It’s a dog’s life for this stray
A vocal chicken, no doubt decrying treatment of chickens during the new year festival
I’m all arms
Flowered and armed
Even Mickey gets into the multi-armed act
A window covering, intricately carved in wood
In a country plagued by power outages, this kind of wiring can’t help