and Phewa Tal
from Lakeside tourist area in Pokhara.
small shrine is just near where I stay in Pokhara. It
the Hindu Shiva god inside, and the Buddhist prayer
This intermingling of Hinduism and Buddhism in Nepal
amongst the ordinary people.
It would be like in the West if a Christian went to
synagogue, and thought nothing of it. Which is probably
one of the reasons they don't tend to fight over religion.
Or, beat that horse for political gain. Though they
over other things.
photos are mostly from the Lakeside area of Pokhara,
is probably the most touristed place in Nepal with the
the Thamel area of Kathmandu. It's also not typical,
is far more properous than other hill towns. There are
cell phones and televisions here.
The mountains around it they call the Middle Hills,
which are similar in size to most of the Rockies.
The really big stuff is further up.
is a lake town, thus the boats. It's the big draw here.