thirsty woman drinks at the petrol pump (nepal)

My friend Anne-Laure playing with the hose of an abandoned gas pump (Nepal)

abandoned anne-laure bending backward broken drinking gas pump gas station hose nozzle petrol pump petrol station woman

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.­