Living it up at a Thamel restaurant - fresh papaya juice, lassi and cocktail
Sunset over Swayambunath temple through the Spring haze
Holi - festival of colour - celebrations culminated in a dance party in Durbar Square. Tourists and locals alike got into the spirit by spraying water and throwing coloured dye.
Holi - festival of colour - celebrations culminated in a dance party in Durbar Square. Tourists and locals alike got into the spirit of spraying water and throwing coloured dye.
Holi street scene between Thamel and Durbar Marg
Holi street scene between Thamel and Durbar Marg. A range of coloured powders are available - some are vegetable based, but others can contain toxic heavy metals.
Thamel night scene
Night scene on the edge of Thamel
Thamel night scene. Hand painted mandalas.
Colourful sadhus at Pashupatinath temple grounds
Funeral pyre at Pashupatinath temple
This UNESCO World Heritage-listed site is one of the world's largest stupas, with construction dating back to the 15th century. The structure suffered minor damage in the earthquake that struck 25 April 2015.
Stupa near Boudha
Local band pumps out the tunes at a reggae bar in Thamel. Bob Marley approves!
Bal Gopal temple
Ornate temples abound in the side streets
Ladies prepare candles for the temple
Local street stalls
Sadhu shares some colour