Beyond the Mountains

These images are best viewed large – please click on them for a larger version. A Mustang boy gazes at the Himalaya from a village rooftop, seemingly wondering what lies beyond. Many people leave the kingdom of Mustang in the winter from a very young age due to the harsh winters and spend a few…

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Nepal’s Grand Canyon

 This image is best viewed large – please click on it for a larger version. This image was taken at dawn from the hills of Mustang, as the distant valley fog rose towards the snowy summits of Nilgiri and Annapurna. The canyon shown in the centre of the photograph, that of the mighty Kali Gandaki,…

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Moon Over Chele, Mustang

This image is best viewed large – please click on it for a larger version. The kingdom of Mustang has only been open to foreign visitors for 20 years and largely retains its charm from centuries of isolation. Change is on the horizon however, and a road is currently being built through a region that…

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End of the Day, Mustang, Nepal

This image is best viewed large – please click on it for a larger version. End of the Day A woman from the village of Gheling disappears into the late afternoon autumn light to gather wood for the approaching night. The snow-clad Annapurna massif rises in the background. Gheling, Mustang, Nepal. f/4.0, 1/125, ISO 200, 140.0mm…

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