Nepal on a Tightrope

Annapurna, Himalaya, Ian Brown, Landscape Photography, Landscapes, mountains, Nepal, People, Photography, Portraits, Second Coming, Stone Roses, Street Photography, Travel, Travel Photography, Trekking, Uncategorized

 The red bricks of Bhaktapur took a pounding the day the earthquake struck. 

Langtang shook like a baby’s rattle the day the earthquake struck.

Not all of the buildings you see still stand. Yet one thing does: the memory of Nepal as it was, as it will be again.

All images supplied by Ⓒtrespasserine2014

 

Lyrics supplied by the Stone Roses, Tightrope, Second Coming, 1994

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The Monsoon over Annapurna: A Photographic Collection (©trespasserine2016)

Annapurna, Himalaya, Landscapes, Life, mountains, Nepal, People, Photography, Portraits, Travel, Trekking, Uncategorized

 

 

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The Annapurna range making a rare appearance during the late monsoon

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A cataract view of Annapurna 

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A violent sundown behind Annapurna, as the dusk bookends the dawn to be the only time the range is visible from the foothills.

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To your right, the sliver of sacred rock, which is Machapuchare, aka the Fishtail.

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7,500 metre peaks whipped in double-cream clouds

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A sense of altitudinal scale

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Possibly Nilgiri, looking majestic. Bamboo, the true king, grows faster than anything alive

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The thickening and the thinning. The turbulent atmosphere against the serene landscape. 

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A world through Apple eyes

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A man mulls over the true scale of things

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Gurung girl casts a petulant look

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Man at Sarangkhot, younger than he otherwise looks.