A farmer carry bundles of rice saplings as she walks in the rice paddy field in Khokana, Lalitpur on June 23, 2014. (Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters)
A girl hugs a tree as she takes part in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the most number of people hugging trees for two minutes in Kathmandu on June 5, 2014. (Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters)
A child stands for a portrait in a city alley in Lo Manthang, Nepal on May 27, 2014. (Taylor Weidman/Getty Images)
Mustang’s Tenchi Festival 2014
The Tenchi Festival takes place annually in Lo Manthang, the capital of Upper Mustang and the former Tibetan Kingdom of Lo. Each spring, monks perform ceremonies, rites, and dances during the Tenchi Festival to dispel evils and demons from the former kingdom.
Photos: Taylor Weidman/Getty Images
A woman fills her basket with grass to feed cattle at the fields of Khokana in Lalitpur, Nepal on March 13, 2014. (Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters)
A monk rests at the premises of Boudhanath Stupa in Kathmandu on March 10, 2014. (Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters)
Gurung Honey Hunters by Andrew Newey
Photographer Andrew Newey documented the ancient tradition of honey hunting in central Nepal. Perched precariously on rope ladders, honey hunters risk their lives to gather the honey, using only long sticks known as tangos to knock the honeycomb off the Himalayan cliffside and into baskets, which are then lowered to the ground.
A boy lifts heavy bricks as he works at brick factory in Lalitpur, Nepal on Feb. 10, 2014. Indian and Nepali seasonal migrant labourers work at brick factories around Kathmandu valley. (Narendra Shrestha/EPA)
Nepalese Hindus take bath in the Bagmati River during Madhav Narayan festival in Katmandu on Jan. 30, 2014. (Niranjan Shrestha/AP)
Nepalese children feed pigeons in Durbar Square in Kathmandu on January 9, 2014. Home to the palaces of Malla and Shah kings who ruled over the city, Durbar Square is listed as a UNESCO world heritage site. AFP PHOTO/Prakash MATHEMA