On his way to Arket Bazaar, a Nepalese porter is having a rest. About the picture: The picture was taken in 2009 during a trek through the Gurung villages. On this particular day, I was walking between Lapubeshi and Arket Bazaar along a trail to the Manalsu trek. At peak season, it is
Surrounded by mountains, a porter, on its way to Dharapani, is walking along a ravine. Around 100m down the ravine flows the powerful and sacred river Marsyangdi, a tributary of the Ganges river in India.
Portrait of a Buddhist monk at the door step of the local temple, Samagaon. Between the Manaslu mountain and the Tibetan border are a few Tibetan villages. The area is one of the poorest I went through during my trek around the Manaslu (and during my various journeys in Nepal too). Th
Lying along the Dudh Khola river at 3720m, Bimtang is surrounded by two great mountains, Larkya peak at 6249m and Manaslu Himal at 8163m. It is the first village where porters and trekkers, coming from Larke pass (5220m) can spend the night and relax while having basic food and drinks
Expressing myself between documentary and street photography, my work focus on long
term projects because of the human aspect, but also to have better insight and understanding of a situation over time. Photography is a medium that allows me to explore the cultural and sociological aspects of life in order to understand the relationship between the people, their traditions/habits/cultures and their environment. In recent years I have worked on separate long term projects about the Medinas of Morocco and more recently the Yamuna river in India.