Nasturtiums in Nepal

Thame, Nepal

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Woodie Hopper

Woodie Hopper - Jul 27, 2007 1:00 pm - Voted 10/10

Wow!

I want to be there.
Nice shot, thanks for sharing.

Woodie

klwagar

klwagar - Jul 27, 2007 1:11 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Wow!

Thanks, me too.

Theonestar

Theonestar - Jul 28, 2007 12:21 am - Voted 10/10

ooh!!

That is pretty!

MoapaPk

MoapaPk - Jul 28, 2007 1:00 am - Voted 10/10

capers

mmmm... swordfish....

TorstenW

TorstenW - Jul 28, 2007 4:11 am - Hasn't voted

One...

That's one darn beautiful shot! I can definately relate to being there. And wanting to go back...

Andino

Andino - Jul 28, 2007 5:33 am - Voted 10/10

Nice shot...

... and congratulations for this POD !

klwagar

klwagar - Jul 28, 2007 10:29 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Nice shot...

Thanks - congrats on being POW!

Nanuls

Nanuls - Jul 28, 2007 7:56 am - Voted 10/10

mmm...nice

very special!

klwagar

klwagar - Jul 28, 2007 10:29 am - Hasn't voted

Re: mmm...nice

Thanks - it's a pretty special place.

mtybumpo

mtybumpo - Jul 28, 2007 3:34 pm - Voted 10/10

Great!

Wonderful colors and a great backdrop! Good job!

vancouver islander

vancouver islander - Jul 28, 2007 5:09 pm - Voted 10/10

Thamel ??

The district in Kathmandu?

Do you mean Thamo or Thame perhaps?

Or is this another Thamel?

Could certainly be the Thame (or Thame Og to give it its proper name) that I know at the junction of the Thengpo and Bhote Kosi valleys.

BigLee

BigLee - Jul 28, 2007 5:22 pm - Hasn't voted

Mountain?

Call me odd an all that but I'm more into mountains than flowers. Any idea what the mountain is in the background please?

vancouver islander

vancouver islander - Jul 28, 2007 6:56 pm - Voted 10/10

Re: Mountain?

if klwagar confirms that she means Thamo or Thame and not Thamel, it's likely Teng Kangpoche. See this photo - about 5 miles due west of Namche Bazaar

klwagar

klwagar - Jul 30, 2007 10:06 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Mountain?

It is Thame - I was given the name Thamel when I had to go to the monastary on the hill. A friend's father had spent many years with the people in this area and had passed away. I was to give some things to the monks. Since I was told this name, I always thought it was called that, a Sherpa guide seemed to know where it was so I thought had confirmed it. I thought it was a local variation from the name on the map.It was an incredible experience to travel to the monastry and met with the monks. The mountain, I believe is Teng Kangboche,(or please correct me if I'm wrong.

klwagar

klwagar - Jul 30, 2007 10:26 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Mountain?

I think flowers and mountains are integral to one another as well as all the other bits and pieces - animals, local people etc. But mountains have special significance in different ways to each of us. I think the mountain is Teng Kangboche (but not sure). There was a party attempting it while we were there. It would have been an incredible climb.

butitsadryheat

butitsadryheat - Jul 30, 2007 7:03 pm - Voted 10/10

Nice Picture.

I think the flowers make the mountain look better!
Capers are nasturtium seeds? Is that what someone above said?

klwagar

klwagar - Jul 30, 2007 7:08 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Nice Picture.

Thanks - capers are naturtium seeds. Now I'm thinking that they probably aren't wild either. Ooops.

Kenzo Okawa

Kenzo Okawa - Nov 26, 2007 3:48 am - Voted 10/10

Nice contrast!

The tropycal flowers and the snow mountain are very impressive. Thanks for posting.

Marcsoltan

Marcsoltan - Sep 8, 2008 11:12 pm - Voted 10/10

Great photo of

rich colored flowers, a rock wall and snow-covered peaks in the background make this an exceptional capture.
Thank you for the vision.

klwagar

klwagar - Sep 9, 2008 11:20 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Great photo of

thanks, it was a mystical place and hard not to get a good picture.

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