Kathmandu

Kathmandu

from the gateway to the Himalayas to a dirty mega moloch

Location: 

Kathmandu, Nepal

Duration: 

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Personal highlights

  1. Kathmandu: Nepalinfo-icon's capital holds now 1.5 million people
  2. History: founded in 900 BCE, later capital of the Gorkha empire
  3. Tourism: gateway to Everest and many more Himalayan trekkings
  4. Geography: along the Bagmati Riverinfo-icon inside the Himalaya mountains
  5. Low quality of life: the city and its air is very dirty and polluted

Image sources

  1. Road into Kathmanduinfo-icon
  2. One of many Buddhist stupas
  3. Dirt roads all along the city
  4. Local street with vendors
  5. Dangerous electricity cables

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