Boudhanath, Kathmandu, Nepal.
Boudhanath, Kathmandu, Nepal.
Boudhanath, Kathmandu, Nepal.
Boudhanath, Kathmandu, Nepal.
Boudhanath, Kathmandu, Nepal.
Boudhanath, Kathmandu, Nepal.
Kathmandu Sunset, Nepal.
Kathmandu Sunset, Nepal.
The famous "Milk Baba" Swami Paramhansa Ram Krishna Das in Kathmandu.
The famous "Milk Baba" Swami Paramhansa Ram Krishna Das in Kathmandu.
Happy Nepali woman, Pokhara, Nepal.
Happy Nepali woman, Pokhara, Nepal.
Curious schoolchildren.  Besisahar, Nepal.
Curious schoolchildren. Besisahar, Nepal.
A colorful shop stocked with everything needed for your Annapurna trek.
A colorful shop stocked with everything needed for your Annapurna trek.
Lumbini, birthplace of Buddha Siddhartha Gautama.
Lumbini, birthplace of Buddha Siddhartha Gautama.
Bhaktapur, Nepal
Bhaktapur, Nepal
Back alley cricket in Bhaktapur.
Back alley cricket in Bhaktapur.
Building the giant cart for the Biste Jatra festival in Bhaktapur.
Building the giant cart for the Biste Jatra festival in Bhaktapur.
Local flavor of Upper Pisang, Nepal.
Local flavor of Upper Pisang, Nepal.
Local flavor of Upper Pisang, Nepal.
Local flavor of Upper Pisang, Nepal.
High mountain village, Annapurna circuit.
High mountain village, Annapurna circuit.
Lama gives a blessing for safe travel.  Menang, Nepal.
Lama gives a blessing for safe travel. Menang, Nepal.
Lama's blind wife prays with beads.
Lama's blind wife prays with beads.
Roc Noir (24, 899 ft) aka Kangshar Kang in the Annapurna mountains.
Roc Noir (24, 899 ft) aka Kangshar Kang in the Annapurna mountains.
Gathering firewood high in the Annapurna mountains.
Gathering firewood high in the Annapurna mountains.
Weathered hands of a Nepali mountain villager.
Weathered hands of a Nepali mountain villager.
Crows soar in front of Kangshar Kang in the Annapurna mountains.
Crows soar in front of Kangshar Kang in the Annapurna mountains.
Jharkot, Nepal.
Jharkot, Nepal.
Yak Kharta village on the Annapuna circuit.
Yak Kharta village on the Annapuna circuit.
Approach to the top of Thorong La Pass.  At 17,769 ft, it's the highest on the Annapurna Circuit.
Approach to the top of Thorong La Pass. At 17,769 ft, it's the highest on the Annapurna Circuit.
Kalopani after snowstorm.
Kalopani after snowstorm.
Annapurna IV at sunrise.   7525 meters.
Annapurna IV at sunrise. 7525 meters.
Toilet near Tilicho lake.
Toilet near Tilicho lake.
Toilets near Ghorepani.
Toilets near Ghorepani.
Flat cultivated fields are a rare sight on the circuit.  Kokbeni.
Flat cultivated fields are a rare sight on the circuit. Kokbeni.
"Wind" Kokbeni, Nepal.
"Wind" Kokbeni, Nepal.
Young monk, Kokbeni.
Young monk, Kokbeni.
Young monk, Kokbeni.
Young monk, Kokbeni.
Very sweet child.  Kokbeni.
Very sweet child. Kokbeni.
Children look on as a heard of cows cross the Marsyangdi river.
Children look on as a heard of cows cross the Marsyangdi river.
Chicken man carries a load to the remote villages.
Chicken man carries a load to the remote villages.
Standing in the Kali Gandaki Gorge, you can look straight up to Annapurna I, 18,278 feet above you.
Standing in the Kali Gandaki Gorge, you can look straight up to Annapurna I, 18,278 feet above you.
Rupche Falls, Annapurna circuit, Nepal.
Rupche Falls, Annapurna circuit, Nepal.
Pumpkins on rooftop, Dana, Nepal.
Pumpkins on rooftop, Dana, Nepal.
Annapuna South (7219 m) from Poon Hill.
Annapuna South (7219 m) from Poon Hill.
Moonrise over Nilgri (7061 m).
Moonrise over Nilgri (7061 m).
You seem to walk through all the seasons during your trek.
You seem to walk through all the seasons during your trek.
The amazing monolithic and sacred Machupucharre (6993 m).
The amazing monolithic and sacred Machupucharre (6993 m).
Nepali guides await lunch in Tatopani.  These guides ended up stealing all of my cash a few weeks later.  Assholes.
Nepali guides await lunch in Tatopani. These guides ended up stealing all of my cash a few weeks later. Assholes.