Boudhanath Stupa, Kathmandu , Nepal

a monk in front of Swayabhunath Stupa,Kathmandu,Nepal

Boudhanath Stupa, is actually one of the holiest Buddhist stupa in the world. This would also be one of the largest stupa in the world. It’s actually located around 11km away from Kathmandu. I can still remember walking for 2 or 3 hours to reach this site and cheating entrance fees while passing riots as the Nepalese Maoist were having demonstration that day. It was a tough walk

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The stupa is large enough that you can climb there and enjoy the views around the temple. On top you can actually see pilgrims and Tibetan refuges walking circling the stupa in clock wise manner(tibetans do that to bring peace to the world) , while the music shop is blasting really peaceful chanting/reglious songs near by. As the sun slowly goes down and the climate becomes much cooler. More pilgrims flocked this place , walking around it.

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We sat down the Stupa and watched the sun sets. The sun was beautiful however I think I’m too lazy too take good photos that day. So I enjoy the moment I can.  It one hell of a sunset experience there. We took a tuk tuk back to our cheap bedroom at Thamel area at Kathmandu and had good some good Thungba!

 

 

I can never imagine how different Nepal is than India although they are more or less on the same subcontinent. Traveling Nepal is very relaxed and fun.