Waiting for a Ride, Kathmandu - Nepal
Here, in the very heart of the Thamel district, a man sits on his bicycle rickshaw, smoking an unfiltered cigarette, and watching the crowd for tourists needing fast and cheap transportation.
Prayer Flags on Gokyo Ri - Nepal
Buddhist prayers flutter skyward, from the block-printed prayer flags left by so many travelers to this high place. Partially veiled in the background is the legendary south face of Cho Oyu, the sixth highest mountain in the world at 8,201 meters. In 1983 Reinhold Messner, Hans Kammerlander, and Michl Dacherand completed the first ascent of this extraordinary wall.
Infinite Ridges, Khumbu Valley - Nepal
After the sun sets, the infinite white ridges surrounding Ama Dablam are set in the clearest sky like razor blades - serrated and sharp, ruffled with snowy skirts, even though they are miles away.