Nepal is not only the No.1 Destination for outdoor & elevated adventures; With more than 100 ethnical tribes, the country caters contrasting cultures in every next ten miles. Unlike Europe or any other continent or country in the world, faces in Nepal are diverse and so does the culture. Despite having extreme cultural diversity the people of Nepal manifest amazing unity.
Problems are everywhere, but the point is the level of problems people of the country go through in their daily lives. Nepalese do have different levels of problems and despite that every Nepalese show the common attributes, which are kindness and resilience.
The today’s post is a simple photo essay of the people of Nepal living in different regions of the country, enjoying their own unique cultures. Despite the hardships because of tough geographical conditions, nature’s cruelty or the political instability leading economic and social insecurities, these old women of Nepal manifested extreme joy and welcomed us with their whole hearts when we visited their localities.
Have a look.
A smiling woman of Gurung Tribe, was captured at Kathmandu Durbar Square observing Fulfati procession
An old Buddhist nun at Boudhanath, she is a popular character for photographers at the site
Everyone in the world is not lucky, an old woman at Boudhanath makes her living with the petty money travelers give her
An old Newari woman smoking a filter-less cigarette at Sali Nadi during the last day of Shree Swasthani Bartha Katha
This Tamang woman of urban Nuwakot, lost her house to the quake. Helpless for not hopeless
Single old woman in Nuwakot Durbar, shows no reaction at all while being photographed
On the way to remote Samari, the senior citizen still makes her living out of small business
A very special photographic character of Kallabari Nuwakot, Grandma is almost ninety and still smokes tobacco without health issues of any sort
An old woman not in good shape physically, wearing traditional Tamang attire and jwelleries
Living a century is for few fortunate peoples, Look at her assets – beautiful wrinkles
Old Tharu woman captured in the remote village of Tadi, tattoos are ornaments for Tharu people
An old woman in Dhampus, villagers said she belonged to a lower caste, does it really matter?