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June 5-7 Sindhupalchok in Photos

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I recently paid a visit to Thangpalkot village in Sindhupalchok, where the school I am fundraising for is located. This is a follow-up to the post about the visit. Click on the thumbnails to view the original photo.

 

Eroded Road
Fig. 1. The road to nowhere. The eroded section of the road on June 5.

Eroded section of the road
Fig. 2. The road to nowhere. The eroded section of the road on June 5 from the other direction.

Fig. 3. The hillside where the bus ran off the road. You can see the bus smack in the middle of the photo.
Fig. 3. The hillside where the bus ran off the road. You can barely see the bus smack in the middle of the photo.

Fig. 4. View from where the bus ran off the road. The is slight to the left of the center.
Fig. 4. View from where the bus ran off the road. You can see the bus slightly to the left of the center.

Fishing
Fig. 5. Fishing for dinner in the tranquil school pond under the watchful gaze of the serene green hills and cloud-covered mountains.

Baby sitting
Fig. 6. “Baby sitting.” Almost a right-of-passage for older siblings in poor families in Nepal. I myself carried pretty much every one of my four younger brothers like that.

Raithane School Building
Fig. 7. Raithane School building.

Plaque.
Fig. 8. Details of the benefactors of the primary school building.

Ridge view.
Fig. 9. Beautiful view of the ridge-line, looking South from the top of the hill just past Thangpalkot.

The bus
Fig. 10. A close up of the bus.

Fig. 11. Another shot of the bus.
Fig. 11. Another shot of the bus.

Eroded section of the road.
Fig. 12. The state of the eroded section of the road on June 7.
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  1. Thanks for the photos. Sindhupalchok looks beautiful, but, unfortunately, you cannot eat or wear beautiful landscape.

    1. How true, how true! Nepalese countryside with its rolling hills, topped off by the snowy mountains behind them, and the hardy, open, tolerant and easy going rural people is simply beautiful!

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