The Gurung people are originally Tibeto-Burmese people, practising a Buddhism that has been influenced by Hinduism, but yet Shamanism is still an important part of their culture. They believe in the interaction with the spirit world through their environment. As part of an on-going pr
The Gurung, originally Tibeto Burman people, live at the foot step of the himalaya range. Surrounded by some of the highest mountains on earth, Ganesh Himal, Buddha Hima, Machapuchare, like the buddhi gandaki river, the kali gandaki river, tell the sacred stories of a Buddhist culture
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
Gurung woman harvesting soya beans in the millet field, Laprak, Gorkha district Harvest time is usually around November. During my stay in Laprak, a Gurung village situated in the Gorkha district, I helped harvest soya bean. There were a few fields with soya bean plantations, but most
Dakshinkali temple is situated just outside the village of Pharping at around 45mn by bus from Kathmandu. Dedicated to the goddess Kali, the temple is at its busiest time on a Saturday and Tuesday when thousands of Hindu devotees, mainly from Nepal and India, invade the sanctuary to w
In the cool of a Kathmandu morning, the fresh smell of clean linen contrasts with the smelly and polluted Bishunmati river, winding through the town, just a few hundred metres ahead. Around a Chaitya*, two workers are having a chat while one of them is busy hanging up linen. They are
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.