Suburbia Preordained by Scott Mansfield: Utility poles outline the future suburban neighborhood soon to take over this block of land.
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Eden Besmirched: This brick factory in the Kathmandu Valley, which allegedly employs small children, betrays the beautiful landscape
The King’s Shrine: A shrine at the house of the King of Nepal honors the various religions of Nepal
The Carpet Business by Scott Mansfield: A walking carpet salesman passes a group of men waiting for a wedding in Nepal in dusty street at daytime
Day of the Goddess of Education by Scott Mansfield shows an optional day of school still gathers a crowd as children bring incense in offering to the goddess of education
Temple Hill View, Kathmandu by Scott Mansfield: A Temple top hill outside Kathmandu looks down on the sprawl of the city in Nepal
Campaign Season by Scott Mansfield – In what I feel is a very Asian style the Nepali political campaigns employ drive-by propaganda blasted via speaker
Temple-Side Laundry by Scott Mansfield: A woman doing laundry by the side of the “Monkey Temple”
Temple nap by Scott Mansfield: A man prays or naps in the Chovra temple outside the K Valley
Tae Kwon Do: Some youngsters playing Tae Kwon Do at the National Martial Arts Festival in Nepal