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fasidega temple - nepali gurkha army soldiers walking up steps - bhaktapur durbar square (nepal)

Nepali Army soldiers walking up the stair of the Fasidega Temple on Bhaktapur Durbar Square (Nepal)

The temple is guarded by stone elephants, lions and cows.­

If you can identify the exact Division or Brigade of these Nepali soldiers, please post a Comment!

Bhaktapur is one of the Royal Cities of Nepal, located about 10 Km East of Kathmandu.­ For more info about Bhaktapur, "read en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Bhaktapur.

The Nepalese Army is also called Gorkha Army.­ For more info, read en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Gurkha_­Army.

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March 9, 2013
Jagannath Road, Bhaktapur 44800, Nepal
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Photos taken during a motorcycle trip with a friend in Nepal in March 2013.­

This includes a trip up the Kali Gandaki valley to the Annapurnas and the Lower Mustang region, with its beautiful Himalayan landscapes.­

Those photos were taken one year before the April 2014 earthquake that killed many and caused major damage in central Nepal.­

Many of the buildings and temples on those photos have been damaged or destroyed by the 2014 quake, especially the shaky brick houses in Bhaktapur.­

Elephants 70 photos

Photos of Asian Elephants (Thailand, Vietnam , Laos, Nepal and India)

This series includes live elephants and artistic representations like paintings and sculptures, and Ganesha the Hindu Elephant Deity, or Erawan the mythological three-headed white elephant.­