woman climbing big dead tree

Woman climbing big dead tree In Nuwakot (Nepal)

The trunk of this enormous old tree, on a hilltop, is preserved.­ It must have been a very impressive tree when it was alive.­

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Nuwakot Sadak, Bidur 44900, Nepal

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.­