|Because Daal Bhaat was made fresh daily,|
each day they needed their fresh veggies.
This chap was beside our Kalinki Temple.
|The necessities of morning tika. |
Tika is the red mark worn equally by men & women on
their forehead. It is a symbol of blessings from the gods.
It represents the all seeing, all knowing third eye,
as well as being an important energy point.
|Morning blessing at our local - Kalinki Temple|
|Local fashionista wear.|
|Chess was played in parks, on corners, wherever they could lay a board, |
in this case our neighborhood.
|I loved how worn the board & chess men were.|
|Typical brooms used by everyone, everywhere.|
They really tried to keep on top of the dirt, there was just too much.
|Bling for the toddler set.|
|Kathmandu Durbar Square.|
|Women sold flowers where there were more populated Temples.|
|Rickshaws were pretty common and used by locals as well as tourists.|
|Kitti and I in Durbar Square.|
|Resting in Durbar Square.|
|My first encounter with the Sadhus (my fancy men).|
Kitti paid them in momos for this photo.
Momos are steamed dumplings.
I don't think they were too impressed.
|Entrance to the Golden Temple.|
The Eyes of Buddha.
|More interesting doors.|
|I was fixated on their crazy wiring. I kept taking pictures of it.|
Perhaps this helps explain the daily power cuts
|Pretty typical to see produce transported this way.|
|The entrance to Patan Durbar Square.|
|Kitti & I in front of the cement elephants|
that overlook the lucky water hole.