Here are a few more photos from Nepal:
Kids LOVE Catherine
Kids were able to get their kites hundreds of feet in the air
They could get themselves almost as high
Early morning in the jungle
A continuation of our Tibet photo series. These are from our trip from Lhasa to Everest Base Camp:
Lhamo surprises Catherine
Catherine surprises Lhamo
Peter surprises himself
Catherine's bike with Everest in the background
The road to Everest was a little . . . windy.
A land of prayer wheels
many prayer wheels
Catherine makes friends with local carpet makers
You talkin' to me? Then who the hell else are you talkin' to?
The road to Everest was a little ...
And then, finally, Mt. Everest:
The metro stations and platforms in St. Petersburg and Moscow are amazing. More often than not, you descend underground and find yourself in what seems to be a 19th century ballroom. Coated in marble and full of chandeliers, you expect everyone to start waltzing. Combine that scene with heavy-handed Soviet propaganda and you’ve got the wonderfully weird mix that is Russia’s subway system.
- The subway is so beautiful that our first attempt to enter it was blocked by this throng of enthusiasts.
Some considerably quieter moments:
Here are a few of my favorite photos from the trip so far. (Catherine’s favorite remains the one of Rasputin’s wiener.)
Catherine searching for Christine and Nick's Corn Babushka
A Soviet Spy
Man and his Water Bottle
At least he has a lucky charm
Catherine in St. Petersburg
Offerings to the Siberian Shamans
Our door to Hapsalu
Swallow at Sunset
Our Bicycles, Cuddling