Pedestrians with Motivation or Deterrent


I was in Kathmandu last year. When I landed in the only international airport we have in the evening, I was infuriated to have not found my luggage. This was nothing new to me. It had happened in the past too. Upon contacting the airline’s international office in Doha, I was told that the luggage was stuck at Hamad airport. I had no choice but … Continue reading Pedestrians with Motivation or Deterrent

Acceptable to Pantheons of Gods but Not to Men


This man is considered as a lower caste. By which means, he is from the lower spectrum of the Hindu caste system that automatically disqualifies him from access certain privileges that the higher caste people enjoy. He is socially and culturally barred from eating and drinking with his peers from the higher caste. He can go to “bhatti” or local bars and pubs with his friends and drink … Continue reading Acceptable to Pantheons of Gods but Not to Men

Elephant’s Skull


On the second day of our trip, we went to see the elephant breeding place in Sauraha, Chitawan National Park. Ticket counter has an adjacent room that is used as one-room museum that displays the big skull of a dead elephant. Four walls of the room is covered with valuable information on elephant’s life-cycle, its inhabitant, health issues and challenges to rear them etc. etc. … Continue reading Elephant’s Skull

30 Day Photo Challenge: The Fading Sun at Dusk


In the backdrop, sun is setting down behind Champadevi Danda (hill). The sun is like a new bride covering its bright face behind the veil in the dusking sky. The high-voltage power line tower has been there for years without any power. It’s still awaiting for wires to come and adorn it like a garland as if it were a new groom. Continue reading 30 Day Photo Challenge: The Fading Sun at Dusk