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The Tiger's Nest in Bhutan. Photo by Chelsea Ferrel.

Kathmandu is a very interesting place

Kathmandu is a very interesting place. It is a confluence of old and new ideals, a crucible of nature and culture being melted by the fires of Westernism. Phone shops lurk under prayer flags and clouds of incense. Monks on zealous prayer around the stupa, an important religious monument, are juxtaposed by monks scrolling through Facebook at an internet cafe. The collision of these seemingly emissible things is incredibly intriguing to me