Nepal 🔒

3 weeks in Nepal. Highlight of our journey was the 12 day trek to Annapurna Base Camp (4300m).
a first glimpse
kathmandu trekking shops
you dont want to know what the source of the smoke is ...
temple monkeys
Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu\
Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu
durbar square patan
panta durbar square
closup wooden carving
temple on patan durbar square
animal sacrifice
animal sacrifice
pigeons and holy cows
Swayambhunath - also know as monkey temple
monkey temple kathmandu
prayer wheels
temple on kathmandu durbar square
butter lamps
on the way to pokhara
lake fewa in pokhara
first trekking day
mule trains everywere
mule train break
view from our guest house in ghorepani
view from our ghorepani guest house
dhaulagiri from poon hill
sunrise at poon hill
i was not the only visitor
kitchen in our lodge
trekking route - we walked the triangle and the way up to abc on the top right
annapurna south - 7219m
typical nepales valley with terraced fields
there was a cat at every lodge
anja and moti our guide
two more day to go to the highest point of our trek
on the way to Machhapuchhre Base Camp
stoppover for a hot tea
perfect wearther but thin air!
the result of last nights snowfall
Machhapuchhre Base Camp is at the end of this valley
Machhapuchhre Base Camp (3700m)
we did it ! now its just a 3h walk to annapurna base camp
looks like we have to expect more snow
going to the toilet at night ...
finally - Annapurna base camp!
i got up at 4:30 to reach ABC for the sunrise - what a GREAT moment
prayer flags at the highest point
view from ABC at annapurna I - 8091 m
view at ABC
annapurna I - 8091m
the glacier has disappeared in the last years
anja and moti arrives at ABC
preparing the pole for our prayer flags
Anja and Moti
our prayer flags and annapurna 1 in the background
our guide tries to fit everything on he picture :)
on the way down from ABC - 4130m!
time for a bath back in MBC
the snow is melting away very fast
avalanche time
annapurna south again
more avalanches in the afternoon
anja in front of fishtail mountain
next time i will walk up this valley to get even higher
fishtail mountain - we were very lucky to see it even in the afternoon when its usally very cloudy
fishtail mountain and two clouds :)
back down the valley from MBC
shy monkeys
the goats really liked the sugar on the table
more terraced fields on the way back
a rest in jinhu hot springs
nepalese garden :)
a water mill
some old woman was milling rice
replacement parts for the water mill
a very long suspension bridge
be careful!
anja and moti are waiting for me to finish my photo session
hmm... looks like they expected the bridge to be shorter :
the goats have a rest- our guide pushes us on to the next guesthouse ...
happy nepalese goat
nepalese village
i am stronger than you!
nepalese breakfast
not our bus ...
back in pokhara
“typical restaurant”
catching the bus back to kathmandu in the morning
time for a rest
Boudhanath temple in Kathmandu
Boudhanath - its soo big it doesnt even fit on 12mm lens
butter lamps
a english garden in Kathmand
typical street scene in kathmand
hotel utse kathmandu